Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the UK for breaching bail conditions. He faces a separate court hearing over ...
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Assange stood impassively with his hands clasped as 50-week sentence was read out in packed courtroom; Judge Deborah Taylor rejected calls for leniency based on the seven years Assange had spent in the embassy
Defence lawyer had said that his client was forced to act because he feared 'kidnap and torture' in America; Letter from Assange apologising 'unreservedly' for skipping bail also did little to sway view of Judge Taylor; On Thursday, has hearing about potential extradition to the US for helping Chelsea Manning hack a computer