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NUJ NEC member Tim Dawson explains the atmosphere in court as Judge Baraitser rules on Julian Assange extradition.
US authorities have 15 days to appeal and have indicated their intention to do so.
On the eve of the ruling in Julian Assange’s extradition case, the NUJ calls on the UK government to make a clear statement that the prosecution of Julian Assange would be grievously damaging to media freedom.
The Wikileaks founder will most likely take his own life if convicted, says his lawyer.
Cover up of his torture by Macedonian police and the CIA was revealed by Wikileaks.
NUJ calls for the UK government to intervene to dismiss the application.
Arguments in court focused on whether Assange's work was political.
Arguments centre on whether it is admissible to extradite those accused of 'political' offences.
On the first day of trial, Assange was handcuffed 11 times, searched naked twice, put in five separate holding cells and had his papers taken from him.
The decision to 'ramp up the charges' against Assange was made to try and make him an example, said Edward Fitzgerald QC.