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It serves as document base to empower everyone to get informed and take concrete actions against the extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange.
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The extradition hearing started in London on 24th - 28th February 2020. It will resume for three weeks on May 18th 2020
Go to USA vs Julian Assange extradition hearing Part 1 24-28 Feb, the page dedicated to documenting the first part of the extradition hearing, day by day, with relevant links, images, and other useful information!
Next important dates:
25 March 2020: Westminster Magistrates Court video link hearing
7 April 2020: Woolwich Crown Court case management hearing including anonimity issue of two witnesses
18 May - 5 June 2020: Woolwich Crown Court: Second part of the extradition hearing with evidence
18 May 2020: Global protests (all info about global protests will be listed in Events)
Julian Assange faces extradition to the US, where he risks 175 year in prison for charges based on the US espionage act for his journalistic activities publishing truthful information - exposing war crimes, lies and corruption. He is detained in isolation in the Belmarsh high-security prison in London, since April 11th 2019.
Assange's case is emblematic for the methods used against him and his character, along with the multiple violations of international law. It is also dramatic for the precedent his extradition and jailing in the US would set for everyone involved into journalistic and truth-seeking activities.
The political and judicial persecution of Assange is part of a wider picture where the actions of many courageous hackers, whistleblowers, journalists and activists are being brutally repressed by violent forces attempting to assert their power.
Everyone is invited to take part in enriching this wiki as a document base to empower everyone to get informed and take concrete actions against the extradition of Julian Assange.
As outlined by Gavin MacFadyen, Assange's friend and mentor, journalists should take risks to expose lies and challenge power. This wiki is dedicated to his loving memory <3
Below is an evolving map of the topics described here on Challenge Power, upon which you can help elaborate