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LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court docket session, apparently resulting from well being issues.
Assange had been anticipated to seem from jail through video hyperlink at a quick extradition listening to Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court docket.
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He’s in Belmarsh jail serving time for leaping bail in Britain whereas preventing extradition to the US, which accuses him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret paperwork containing the names of confidential navy and diplomatic sources.
Sweden additionally seeks him for questioning about an alleged rape.
Decide Emma Arbuthnot mentioned a extra substantive extradition listening to set for June 12 could also be moved to a court docket subsequent to Belmarsh jail for comfort.
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WikiLeaks says it has “grave issues” about Assange’s well being. The anti-secrecy group says he has been moved to the jail well being ward.
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