January 4, 2021 12:00 am

Assange Extradition Hearing Verdict Released

Judge Vanessa Baraitser who is presiding over Julian Assange’s extradition hearings has acknowledged the political nature of Assange’s hearings and has decided to not rule until at least after the U.S. Presidential election on November 3rd.

Written closing statement by the defense is due on October 30th, and a written closing statement by the prosecution is due on November 13th.

This decision will have lasting impacts on journalism in the United States and globally.