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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a judge in the United Kingdom for breaching bail in 2012. Assange still faces possible extradition to the United States on charges of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.

The WikiLeaks founder, who had lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, delayed justice, the judge said. He faces a hearing Thursday on an extradition request from the U.S. government.

  1. NPR
  2. The Guardian
British Judge Sentences Julian Assange To 50 Weeks In Prison

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  1. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a judge in the United Kingdom for avoiding arrest. Assange still faces possible extradition to the United States for publishing leaked information.
  2. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a judge in the United Kingdom for breaching bail in 2012. Assange still faces possible extradition to the United States on charges of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.

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