Julian Assange extradition fight; Amid Julian Assange’s legal battle against extradition From the UK to the US, his lawyer is set to front the press club next week.
An Australian human right lawyer ‘Jennifer Robinson is slated to deliver a speech on Wednesday. It is titled “Julian Assange, free speech and democracy”.
Julian Assange Extradition Fight: Since 2010;
Jennifer Robinson has represented the Australian activist dating to 2010. This happened when the United States government launched a criminal investigation into Wikileaks. Wikileaks is a website that he flu fed and has pushed thousands of classified military diplomatic cables and documents.
She works for London Doughty street chambers with Amal Clooney which specialises in media, public and International law. She is among some lawyers that are working on Julian Assage’s case.
Ms Robbinson said; ” Mr Assange Legal team would lodge an appeal over the previous house secretary’s decision to grant his United Kingdom verdict. This was filed with the United Kingdom high court in August. Afterwards, he is wanted for 18 charges, two of which are; hacking and espionage.
Julian Assange’s lawyer says if he is convicted, he will face a jail term of 170 years (one hundred and seventy years). The united state’s lawyer opined “he will face 4 to 6 years in jail.
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Julian Assange Extradition Fight: Protest In Melbourne Street
Protesters took to the street of Melbourne the last weekend demanding the release of Julian Assange from Belmarsh prison in London. Since he was removed from the Ecuadorian embassy in 2019 where he went to seek refuge in 2012 where he has been held captive.
Enough is enough in regard to Assange’s incarceration, says Anthony Albanese last year December. There was no expectation the federal government will let go of Julian Assange from prison, says Gabriel Shipton.
Julian Assange Extradition Fight: The Then-Elected Prime Minister
Mr Albanese has been more peaceful on the issue since Assange is elected prime minister in May. He purported in June; “I stood by the comment I made last year” nevertheless his government is against the use of megaphone diplomacy over the case.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus addressed the press club on Wednesday after the protest, he was then asked a question “is it believed in the public interest that Assange’s prosecution should continue?”
The case had gone long enough says Mr Dreyfus, the federal government will not conduct its representations to the government of the US in public.
Julian Assange Extradition Fight: Family Reports
Julian Assage’s family the SBS news that they are living in fear and he may not be able to survive since the battle against Julian’s extradition continues.
In last year October, he suffered a mini-stroke and Assange’s doctor opined that he was suffering from extreme life-threatening cardiovascular and stress-related medical conditions”.