The free speech quandary: Defending the rights of extremists
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“We were not surprised by the prosecution’s argument, which again confirmed the lack of evidence for the charges against Assange. This week’s hearing confirmed our belief that he has been targeted for his contributions to public interest reporting.”

Two months before Assange’s extradition hearing, RSF calls on the US to drop its Espionage Act charges against him, and for the Wikileaks publisher to be released on grounds that his health has seriously deteriorated whilst in detention.

ARTICLE 19 also calls on the UK court to reject Assange’s extradition to the US, where he faces charges that relate to the publication of Wikileaks material; if found guilty, he could face up to 175 years in prison.