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Ahead of his hearing to define his extradition or not to the United States, on October 27, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be at a critical health moment, which would complicate the possibility of a transfer, said South African lawyer Stella Morris.
Assange’s partner, also, established that the health of the journalist, who revealed US war secrets, is very deteriorated and warned of any event that endangers his life.
“We hope that this is the end of all this … Julian would not survive an extradition, “said Moris, considering” terrifying “the possibility of reversing the decision not to carry it out..
The above for the judicial hearing to decide its legal future, which will take place this week. If he proceeds, experts say he could be sentenced to 175 years in prison in Washington as a sentence of the 17 espionage charges that he faces.
However, the immediate antecedent dates back to early 2021, when British judge Vanessa Baraitser rejected Julian Assange’s extradition demand, the argument was the emotional imbalance that could lead to suicide.
Assange, who so far has not been convicted of any crime, He was arrested in 2019 after being forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he had taken refuge in 2012 trying to prevent precisely its delivery to the United States.
Assange is accused by the United States of espionage for releasing in 2010 more than 700,000 classified documents on military and diplomatic activities, mostly in Iraq and Afghanistan, which revealed acts of torture, civilian deaths and other abuses.
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