Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had a US extradition request hearing, in London. Photo: Reuters

UN calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s release from high-security British jail, calls sentence ‘disproportionate’

  • UN working group on arbitrary detention said Assange violating the terms of his bail was a ‘minor violation’
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Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had a US extradition request hearing, in London. Photo: Reuters
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Protesters demonstrate at the entrance of Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Photo: AP Photo

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he does not want to be extradited to the United States to face hacking charge

  • Assange was earlier sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court for skipping bail when he holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy for seven years
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Protesters demonstrate at the entrance of Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Photo: AP Photo
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