The Assange Court Report
Twice-daily dispatches, photography and video from the Julian Assange extradition hearings in London. Produced by Bridges for Media Freedom
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“Millions” had access to documents before WikiLeaks released them, court hears
No Assange ruling before 2021, court told.
Assange suffering from “acute psychological trauma”, doctor says.
Prosecution witness admits Assange’s health could decline in US prison
Asperger Syndrome puts Assange at “high risk,” if extradited
US detention would be “very damaging” to Assange, mental health expert says.
Assange Has “A Bundle Of High-Risk Factors,” Expert Tells Court
Assange Evicted “On the orders of the President,” Court Told
Journalist’s book gave away secret passcode, court hears
US Government confirms Assange pardon offer
Journalists routinely rely on confidential sources, court hears
Assange Conduct “Daily Routine” In US Media
Assange was “insistent” about document redaction
Celebrated whistleblower defends Assange in court
WikiLeaks cable release caused no harm to anyone, court hears
Julian Assange would not get a fair trial in the United States, a court has heard.
Trump wants Assange jailed and kept quiet, court told.
Proceedings grind to a halt
Assange facing solitary confinement in the US, court told.
Julian Assange hearing halted due to COVID-19 scare.
A victory for the US government in the Assange case would “criminalise every journalist,” a press freedom expert has told a court.
15,000 Iraqi civilian casualties exposed by WikiLeaks.
The Trump administration wanted a “head on a spike,” to deter future leakers and put pressure on the US Justice Department to prosecute Julian Assange a court has heard.
A secret US government assassination programme was halted thanks to information provided by WikiLeaks, a court heard today. The testimony came during the second day of the extradition hearing of...
When proceedings resumed at 2pm, the defence asked for a further 30 minute adjournment to consult with their client about this morning’s rulings; there being no objections court rose until...
Hundreds of protesters gathered this morning outside London’s Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, to show their support for Julian Assange, who is facing extradition to the United States on...
Julian Assange Extradition Case Management Hearing
Monday 27 April 2020
Westminster Magistrates Court
Before District Judge Vanessa Baraitser
The first phase of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange ended today with a row on whether he was receiving a fair trial.
Julian Assange’s access to his legal team is being curtailed, he told the court today.
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...
Chelsea Manning “acted through conscience”
Defence complains about Assange “mistreatment.”
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...
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...