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UK court to rule on WikiLeaks founder Assange’s US extradition – Al Jazeera English

Julian Assange faces up to 175 years in US jail over espionage and hacking charges, as activists ‘expect the worst’.



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On Monday, a British judge will decide if WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges for publishing secret US military documents.
The 49-year-old Australian is accused of illegally hacking into US government websites and leaking documents containing logs on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and diplomatic cables in 2010.
I am expecting the worst, MIT professor and prominent US foreign policy critic Noam Chomsky told Al Jazeera.
I hope I am…

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