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A UK judge specifically cited ‘extreme’ US prison conditions in ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the US

A UK judge ruled on Monday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the United States. Judge Vanessa Baraitser specifically cited the “extreme conditions” of prisoners in the US housed with “special administrative measures” (SAMs) which would be applied to Assange. Assange is wanted by the US government […]
A UK judge specifically cited ‘extreme’ US prison conditions in ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the US
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Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as protesters rally in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill that would give China more power over the territory

Mass protests continued in Hong Kong on Tuesday night and into Wednesday as the Legislative Council of the semi-autonomous territory mulls a controversial bill which would allow for the extradition of criminals to mainland China. The bill was brought about after a 19-year-old Hong Kong resident allegedly murdered his pregnant […]
Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as protesters rally in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill that would give China more power over the territory
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Ecuador has reportedly agreed to hand the US any hard drives, documents, computers, and cell phones found in the embassy room where Julian Assange lived for nearly 7 years

Ecuadorian officials have reportedly agreed to handover any documents, including hard drives, computers, and cell phones to US authorities. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais, a search of the rooms where Assange was holed up for nearly 7 years will take place on May 20. The US has laid out […]
Ecuador has reportedly agreed to hand the US any hard drives, documents, computers, and cell phones found in the embassy room where Julian Assange lived for nearly 7 years