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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange is Headed to Court in Britain for Extradition Hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was ordered by British authorities on Friday to appear in a London court to figure out whether he can be let out of prison while his extradition status is determined.

Assange has been holed up in the high-security Belmarsh prison since April, amidst widespread allegations of mistreatment and abuse by authorities. His supporters worry that he may receive the same treatment as Jeffrey Epstein, another man who knew many secrets and died mysteriously in August while imprisoned, if he is extradited to the United States.

Many independent observers and individuals close to Assange fear the worst, as the controversial information liberator’s health continues to rapidly deteriorate behind bars. His long-time confinement and detention have taken a massive toll.

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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