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London Court Denies WikiLeaks Founder, Assange, Bail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to remain in custody, pending a US appeal that blocked his extradition to face charges for leaking secret documents, a judge ruled on Wednesday.


Judge Vanessa Baraitser told Westminster Magistrates Court: “I am satisfied that there are substantial grounds for believing that if Mr Assange is released today he will fail to surrender to the court to face the appellant proceedings.”

Details later…


AFP


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