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Assange Lawyers Say He May Risk Torture If Extradited To U.S.

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Published on April 11, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Assange Lawyers Say He May Risk Torture If Extradited To U.S.

Lawyers for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange say he may risk torture if he is extradited to the United States.

Assange was arrested Thursday, April11, 2019 from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Assange had been granted asylum by Ecuador for nearly seven years.

The UK will decide whether to extradite Assange, in response to allegations by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Assange is being charged with conspiring with former US intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to download classified databases.

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Assange Lawyers Say He May Risk Torture If Extradited To U.S.

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