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Wed Jan 29, 2020, 04:52 PM

What is the status of Julian Assange's extradition? I thought

he was to be released from jail Dec 20 2019, but the UK judge said he was a "flight risk" against extradition, so now awaiting a UK judges 4-5 day hearing date of Feb 25? What's the hold up getting it done? Pompeo? Barr? Trump?

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Eugene Jan 2020 #1

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Fri Jan 31, 2020, 04:40 PM

1. The extradition hearing has been rescheduled into two parts with the second happening in May.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142422837

Extradition hearing for WikiLeaks' Assange to be split in two parts

Following applications from Assange’s legal team and lawyers representing the United States, Judge Vanessa Baraitser at Westminster Magistrates’ Court agreed that his extradition hearing would start on Feb. 24 for a week, with the remaining three weeks taking place from May 18.

Both sides in the case argued that they needed more time to prepare for the hearings and gather evidence. ...


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-assange/extradition-hearing-for-wikileaks-assange-to-be-split-in-two-parts-idUSKBN1ZM1LN

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