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Wikileaks’ Julian Assange Arrested for U.S. Extradition Case

April 12, 2019

Episode Notes:

Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, was pulled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for extradition hearings after being charged by the U.S. Justice Department.

Hilary Hurd, Contributor for the Lawfare blog and previous Global Advocacy Manager for Transparency International’s Defense & Security Program, joins the Warcast to discuss the details.

[ 0:18  ] Introduction
[ 0:46 ] Charges against Assange and why now
[  2:29 ] Likelihood Assange will be delivered to the U.S.
[ 3:54 ] Risk of being charged with additional offenses if delivered
[ 5:46 ] Possibility of a dangerous precedent (or not)
[ 7:21 ] Remaining unanswered questions
[ 9:44 ] Extradition proceedings timeline

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