A British court sentenced Julian Assange on May 1 to almost a year in prison for jumping bail.
- Ofer Raban
- The Conversation
That’s not the end of Assange’s legal travails: he still faces the possibility of an extradition to the U.S.
After a brief initial hearing, the matter will be taken up again at a hearing on May 30 in London.
The American government has many reasons to dislike Assange, the co-founder of WikiLeaks, who is responsible for the dissemination of huge troves of classified American documents.
These include hundreds of thousands of classified military reports, hundreds of…
The publication of…