Founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange faces his first British Court hearing since the US presented a formal deportation request on spying charges that have upset custodians of press freedoms and human rights. The 47-year-old Australian is recently serving a prison sentence for 50-week for breaching bail conditions in 2012 while he was wanted in the charges of sexual thrashing in Sweden.
The hacker was impressively pulled out yelling from the Ecuadorian embassy in London by British police in April after Quito ended his seven-year asylum stay. Washington claims Assange violated the Espionage Act by releasing vast valuable things of classified military and diplomatic files in 2010 about US bombing campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The primary disclosures about casualties shameful statements made by US officials about foreign leaders were published in coordination with newspapers such as The New York Times and The Guardian. Those stories redacted the names along with personal details of US operatives and local informants whose lives could have been endangered by their identity release.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange confronts his first Britsh court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request in spying charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms and human rights.