WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP

UK judge sentences WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago

  • Judge points out that the 47-year-old’s stay in the Ecuadorean embassy had cost British taxpayers US$21 million

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1. Photo: AFP
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