Assange fighting extradition to U.S.

The following is an excerpt from a Time magazine article.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear in court as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer.

The 48-year-old Australian is set to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court for a case management hearing. Former Home Secretary Sajid Javid signed an order in June allowing Assange to be extradited.

U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer.

The case is expected to take months to resolve, with each side able to make several appeals of rulings. (Continued…)

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  1. Someone, somewhere needs to protect Assange. He has done us a great favor by exposing the darkness that he did. He should not have to pay for being a whistle blower but he should be allowed to live out his life in peace. I think he’s suffered enough, but the evil forces seem determined to kill him or disgrace him totally. May God help him!

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