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Assange Sentenced To 50 Weeks Prison In Britain

Eurasia Review Wednesday, 1 May 2019
A London court has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail seven years ago when he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy.

Assange entered the embassy in 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault.

Sweden eventually dropped the assault...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to just under one year of prison time in the UK. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

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