Category Photos

Assange Court Hearing Photos: Day 4

Photos from day 4 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 27, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Assange Court Hearing Photos: Day 3

Photos from day 3 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 26, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Assange Court Hearing Photos: Day 2

Photos from day 2 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 25, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Assange Court Hearing Photos: Day 1

Photos from day 1 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 24, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

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Category Reports

Assange Case Management Hearing Report, April 27, 2020

Julian Assange Extradition Case Management Hearing Monday 27 April 2020 Westminster Magistrates Court Before District Judge Vanessa Baraitser

Assange Court Report Day 4: Afternoon

The first phase of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange ended today with a row on whether he was receiving a fair trial.

Assange Court Report Day 3: Afternoon

Julian Assange’s access to his legal team is being curtailed, he told the court today.

Assange Court Report Day 3: Morning

Proceedings resumed this morning with the court hearing legal submissions on the issue of whether Julian Assange’s extradition should be blocked on the basis the offences he is accused of...

Assange Court Report Day 2: Afternoon

Chelsea Manning “acted through conscience”

Assange Court Report Day 2: Morning

Defence complains about Assange “mistreatment.”

Assange Court Report Day 1: Afternoon

While this morning belonged to the US government to put its an argument for the extradition of Julian Assange, this afternoon belonged to the defence, as Edward Fitzgerald QC put...

Assange Court Report Day 1: Morning

Hundreds gathered outside a London court today to protest at the first day of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange, with their chants of “Free Assange,” fully audible inside the...

Category Documents

Defence opening remarks for renewed application to adjourn

Below you’ll find the defence opening remarks for renewed adjourment application in the Julian Assange extradition case delivered during the case management hearing on April 27, 2020 at Westminster Magistrates...

Renewed Application to Adjourn Hearing Fixed for 18 May 2020

Below you’ll find the renewed hearing adjourment application in the Julian Assange extradition case considered during the case management hearing on April 27, 2020 at Westminster Magistrates Court.

Complete US Skeleton Argument

Below you’ll find the complete US skeleton argument, presented by James Lewis QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 24, 2020.

Defence Skeleton Argument on Political Offence Protection

Below you’ll find the defence skeleton argument and defence reply on political offence protection, presented by Edward Fitzgerald QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 26, 2020.

Defence Opening Summary

Below you’ll find the opening summary of defence case, presented by Edward Fitzgerald QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 24, 2020.

US Opening Note and Skeleton Argument on Political Offence

Below you’ll find the US opening note and skeleton argument, presented by James Lewis QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 24, 2020.