Julian Assange supporters in Australian parliament urge US to get him out of maximum security prison

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie, co-chair of the Bring Julian Assange Home Parliamentary Group, said the WikiLeaks founder was ‘not the villain’ in his extradition fight. Julian Assange’s supporters in the Australian parliament have implored the US government to “get him the hell out of a maximum security prison” regardless of diplomatic friction over the WikiLeaks founder’s eventual fate.

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, has pushed back at the Australian government’s complaints that the pursuit of Assange had dragged on too long, with the top diplomat declaring that the WikiLeaks founder is alleged to have “risked very serious harm […]

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