Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, UK judge rules

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, a judge at the Old Bailey has said.

Judge Vanessa Baraitser said she had refused his extradition because it 'would be oppressive' to him.

The Australian activist, 49, faced an 18-count indictment alleging a plot to hack computers and a conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information.

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100+ comentarios:

Hay Tu
Hay Tu:
Julian is now detained illegally. Free him immediately
Sonia Sutcliffe
Sonia Sutcliffe:
He's already been imprisoned longer than some murderers!
Maloneys Digest
Maloneys Digest:
He was jailed for revealing state sponsored crimes.
x3nine
x3nine:
He exposed US lies and war crimes.
Aussie girl
Aussie girl:
Took them long enough Julian should be heavily compensated and given a medal.
Malachite Dream
Malachite Dream:
Good result but trying to convince ourselves that we live in a country of free speech is delusional. He’s been a prisoner for 10 years, enough is enough!
Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson:
A great victory for journalism. The msm will be disappointed. But I won't be happy until he's free.
mclanaford
mclanaford:
Please protect Julian when he is freed The DeepnState is after him. He knows the truth
Tube Rantz
Tube Rantz:
Its disgusting how the media treat real journalism

Free Assange
Adam Jones
Adam Jones:
Assange should be pardoned and end this farce. It makes them look worse than anything he released.
Black Cat
Black Cat:
Its taking a toll on his health.
Dan Marquez
Dan Marquez:
That is good news! As a American taxpayer, I demand that the US government quit with the expensive appeal and instead clean up internal corruption.
A Hardone.
A Hardone.:
The States didn't extradite Mrs Sacoolas who we know is guilty
Edward Long
Edward Long:
“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ― George Orwell
Wayne Butler
Wayne Butler:
Aboot bloody time, guy tells the truth and has been hounded for it. The worst governments in the world are right on our doorstep!
Dave
Dave:
Ahhh, at last, a English judge with integrity? A rare animal indeed!
Krystal Klear
Krystal Klear:
Well let's hope he gets home & doesnt suffer Epsteins fate (is disappeared)
petespirals
petespirals:
hopefully 2021 will be a year of good news, freedom and justice
Tan Nguyen
Tan Nguyen:
Its great to hear this news ! Julian Assange, my Australian fellow, a real hero in this world !! Congratulations to Julian and his family
Eleni Kyriacou
Eleni Kyriacou:
A great day for democracy - 'Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press'.
Veronica Dominguez-Bailey
Veronica Dominguez-Bailey:
Good news. Happy New Year Julián!
Thomas Sankara
Thomas Sankara:
Give that judge a pay rise!
genevieve ryan
genevieve ryan:
Hoo bloody ray! More integrity, courage and honesty than the entire world media. Long live Julien. May he have a happy and healthy and prosperous life from today.
Darrell Powell
Darrell Powell:
He'll be released today. Discharge means discharged from custody.
Hopsta
Hopsta:
Fantastic news, that judge has the gratitude of this old Aussie, I still fear for his safety because I don't trust the English and American governments and their penchant for retribution.
Simon Jones
Simon Jones:
Pseudo journalists reporting on the fascist criminal imprisonment of a great man. #freeassange
Eric G
Eric G:
Best news of 2021. Give this man his life back
heather smiley
heather smiley:
OMG I am in tears here in New Zealand (1.41 a.m. Tuesday 5 Jan.). This is an incredible outcome, and it has restored my faith in justice, fairness and reasonableness.
R Adams
R Adams:
No extradition and rightly to be given freedom back to an innocent man.
John Doe
John Doe:
I hope he is released today, and that he doesn't the victim of an "accident"
Tariqul Alam Mohd
Tariqul Alam Mohd:
This news genuinely made me tremendously delighted. Huge thanks to those judges who gave this verdict.
Pining for the fjords
Pining for the fjords:
Finally a bit of good news in this crazy world.
p P
p P:
The guy is a legend. Justice!
David Thompson
David Thompson:
The judge said his extradition wasnt political...of course it f’ing was...
Vicki Diana Coghlan
Vicki Diana Coghlan:
Knowledge is power.
Over whelmed Julian won't be extradited to a war crime capital country.
Jesse Caple
Jesse Caple:
His only crime was to expose the truth. FRREEEEEDDDDOM✊🏻
Flaubert's Parrot
Flaubert's Parrot:
The US 'justice' system is brutal and sadistic and vengeful. No wonder he didn't want to go.
MsArgentana
MsArgentana:
AFTER SO LONG JAILING aSSANGE SHOULD be free!
Slim Down
Slim Down:
Have FAITH julian Assange will be freed SOON.
Xenophagia
Xenophagia:
"Good news" For Christ sake, release the man.
D v D
D v D:
He needs to be freed and protected. He did nothing wrong.
Jay Pow
Jay Pow:
I love that they captured the moment word of the verdict spreads through the crowd <3 Victory!
Ian McAllister
Ian McAllister:
Is he going to be freed?
"Make it quiet, 007."
Gustie de Maaijer
Gustie de Maaijer:
At last! Best news for a long time!
theSPUDereHD
theSPUDereHD:
Christ, they’re talking about this in the same tone that they speak about COVID...
paul hoskin
paul hoskin:
The USA trying to persecute someone for telling the truth.they never learn do they
Sean Delap
Sean Delap:
War criminals get off scott free while those who expose their crimes are locked up disgraceful.
vinylfix
vinylfix:
And if he is ever released then he will find out that the whole world has turned into a prison.
Elci Queiroz Borges
Elci Queiroz Borges:
#FREE ASSANGE JULIAN herói humanitários
Matthew
Matthew:
Let him go and take accountability for the crimes, and fix yourselves. We can’t come to any type of peace without first taking accountability
Theydisabledmyskipaddbutton
Theydisabledmyskipaddbutton:
Am proud to be British today
keefieT
keefieT:
Marvellous news !
Djinn
Djinn:
A GREAT DAY AND YEAR FOR HUMANITY!
🌹🙏🏻🌹
Mia Vos
Mia Vos:
The judge knows what happens to this kind of person in a US prison. Good decision made by the judge. Congratulations. 🏆🏆🏆
Jenny Butler
Jenny Butler:
Finally, some sanity in this crazy world.
16 H
16 H:
Yess I’m happy he’s not getting extradited
Zamella1
Zamella1:
THE WORLD IS WITH ASSANGE!!!
Prepper Patty
Prepper Patty:
Question is how safe will he be? Praying for Jillian.
Brongaene Griffin
Brongaene Griffin:
This is such a relief! I have been sick with nausea worrying for years about this. Such a load off my mind.
Sergio
Sergio:
A young man has suddenly become an elderly. Shame on those responsible.
rasimoo999
rasimoo999:
Glory to God!
Kathryn Edwards
Kathryn Edwards:
Kay UK......At last!!!!........SO SO happy for Julian.....He can feel wonderfully free now and see his family..........
Mohammad Hashemi
Mohammad Hashemi:
Great news and good news freedom of information, journalism and democracy #AssangeIsAHero
Truth & Fiction
Truth & Fiction:
Finally, we're close to freedom from impunity. #FreeAssange
Richie Alan
Richie Alan:
Free Assange!
Dj Doolittle
Dj Doolittle:
I can feel a Nelson Mandela song coming on 💚☝️😉
L. F.
L. F.:
Free Julian Assange! <3
The Tree Keeper
The Tree Keeper:
Good, I'm glad the British judge has good judgement of what is going on. I'm also so disappointed about the Australian government not helping their very own citizen more. I can understand that there's a lot of American influence in Australian politics but to act like America's lapdog. We need to be wary of the propaganda role America foreign policy plays.
child of God
child of God:
Need to be bailed today. No charge to answer for.. Man as been through enough..
Malcolm Hardwick
Malcolm Hardwick:
Make him a free man !
N9 BJJ
N9 BJJ:
Bad day for Sky News - good day for everyone else !
Monica Selanikio
Monica Selanikio:
PLEASE GOD HELP “JULIAN “ 🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏
alan frensham
alan frensham:
free julian assange from more cruel treatment
Paul Curzon
Paul Curzon:
Hopefully he gets to have a normal life soon , a person shouldn't have to live like he does just because he helped show governments are 100% corrupt
alan coppin
alan coppin:
Excellent news , people who expose the truth have always been persecuted something that Sky News and the BBC will never be guilty of
al rent
al rent:
The u.s. government need to clean there corruption in politics before accusing innocent journalist of speaking the truth.
candida ridler
candida ridler:
This is the best news ever. Hope U.S. dont win appeal and that Julian gets bail..
Shannon Sun/Moon Virgo
Shannon Sun/Moon Virgo:
Free Julian Assange ❤️✊
chris chris
chris chris:
My criminally corrupt govt. would like to persecute him to the full extent of their new unconstitutional laws!
mariaN
mariaN:
“The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution
of those determined to be free.” - John F. Kennedy (35th President of the United States)
Lee T.S
Lee T.S:
this will get interesting for US election race. keep ur eyes very close on this
al rent
al rent:
WikiLeaks back in action! Truth prevails!.
Daniel Whyatt
Daniel Whyatt:
This is some GREAT NEWS to help start of the new year.🥳 Now let’s make him a totally free man.👍🏼
Freedom of speech for all.
Murelli
Murelli:
Good news for Mr Assange, he has gone through enough pain and suffering, allow him to heal and get his life back.
Philip Webb
Philip Webb:
Those espionage chargers were totally spurious too! Adam Bouton. (Toad)
Pew Pew
Pew Pew:
YAAAASS!!!!!! Best news of 2021
Indefatigable Incredulity
Indefatigable Incredulity:
I noticed the overall tone of this report was almost sadness, i wonder if the tone will change when the yanks win their appeal!??
Giselle X
Giselle X:
Rooting for Assange from the US...cheers!
Linda Harrington
Linda Harrington:
He’s a hero and no one should punch him for telling the truth; I’m from Texas and I loved what he sent out ; The Truth
Shaharh Hlinovky
Shaharh Hlinovky:
After years of 'unknown future', we have some good news about Julian Assange... Assange will be free soon! ✌
Bolia Fops
Bolia Fops:
Best news of 2021. Give this man his life back
Ross Watkins
Ross Watkins:
He exposed what everyone knows to be true
Tess
Tess:
A big step toward justice!!! The truth always prevails.
PROTECT JOURNALISTS AND WHISTLEBLOWERS AT ALL COSTS! This sort of courage truly rare and priceless.
Dennis Johansson
Dennis Johansson:
Its an outrage that it took this long!!
Leon
Leon:
I wonder what they do to them. They look sane and normal when they go in they come out looking like they've had an episode in a looney bin.
James Balmforth
James Balmforth:
Excellent news, but I fear they still have tricks up their sleeves.
Keyboard Dancers
Keyboard Dancers:
Payback for the Sacoolas fiasco although probably time to say goodbye to favourable trading terms post brexit!
Bill M
Bill M:
Good News that the US news isn't reporting on.
Daniel Carnes
Daniel Carnes:
a True legend for exposing the Globlist system.
Istanbul Beauty
Istanbul Beauty:
Good news, however the fight for Justice, Freedom of speech, and the protection of press, privacy, whistleblower continue ⚖️