•   
  •   
  •   

World Extradition of Julian Assange: British justice will render its decision on January 4

23:40  01 october  2020
23:40  01 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

UK to outline early pub closing as virus alert level raised

  UK to outline early pub closing as virus alert level raised The UK government will on Tuesday announce new measures to curb a concerning rise in coronavirus cases, shutting pubs in England early and recommending a return to working from home where possible. Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines the restrictions to parliament at 1130 GMT, and was due to make a televised address to the nation at 1900 GMT. Top advisers on Monday warned the country could see up to 50,000 coronavirus cases a day by mid-October, and a month later exceed 200 deaths every day if nothing was done.Britain's Covid-19 alert level was raised from level three to four, indicating that "transmission is high or rising exponentially".


The United States wants to try the Australian for the dissemination of hundreds of thousands of confidential documents

Des supporters de Julian Assange devant la cour de justice britannique, le 24 février 2020. © DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP Supporters of Julian Assange before the British court on February 24, 2020. WIKILEAKS - The United States wants to try the Australian for the dissemination of hundreds of thousands of confidential documents

The British justice set Thursday January 4 for its decision on the request for extradition of Julian Assange , demanded by the United States who want to try him for the dissemination of hundreds of thousands of confidential documents.

Pending this decision, expected after the US presidential election of November 3, the founder of WikiLeaks will remain imprisoned, said Judge Vanessa Baraitser after nearly four weeks of hearings in the criminal court of the Old Bailey, London.

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange says “hear voices” in prison

 WikiLeaks: Julian Assange says “hear voices” in prison © Provided by Le Point Is Julian Assange in danger? The WikiLeaks founder complained of hearing imaginary voices and music in detention and exhibits suicidal urges, a psychiatrist who examined him at a hearing in a London court examining an said Tuesday (September 22) American extradition request.

American justice wants to try the 49-year-old Australian, in particular for espionage. He faces 175 years in prison for having disseminated, from 2010, more than 700,000 classified documents on American military and diplomatic activities, particularly in Iraq and Afghanistan.

A "political" procedure, according to Julian Assange's lawyers

The United States accuses the founder of WikiLeaks of having endangered American service sources, which he disputes. Among the documents released was a video showing civilians killed by US gunship fire in Iraq in July 2007, including two Reuters reporters.

As for Julian Assange's lawyers, they denounce a “political” procedure based on “lies”. But, they say, the US-UK agreement “expressly” prohibits extraditions for “political offenses”.

Fact check: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was confirmed in 42 days. But it wasn't an election year.

  Fact check: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was confirmed in 42 days. But it wasn't an election year. Posts attempted to compare Ginsburg's quick confirmation process with a possible 2020 timetable. But Ginsburg wasn't confirmed in an election year.KY governor requests 'facts' in Breonna Taylor case after no indictments

It is up to the British courts to determine whether the American request for extradition submitted to it meets a number of legal criteria, and in particular whether it is not disproportionate or incompatible with human rights.

WorldThe battle over Julian Assange's extradition resumes in London WorldJulian Assange had two sons with his lawyer when he was at the Ecuadorian embassy

UK judge to give Assange's U.S. extradition verdict early next year .
UK judge to give Assange's U.S. extradition verdict early next yearLONDON (Reuters) - A British judge said on Thursday she would give her decision early next year on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States to face 18 charges including espionage.

usr: 1
This is interesting!