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Julian Assange trial – Nick Vamos is quoted in The Washington Post as U.S extradition trial for WikiLeaks founder begins in London

WikiLeaks founder, Assange is currently in court in London fighting his extradition to the U.S as a result of the violation of the Espionage Act. His lawyers argue that his foreign citizenship and affiliations would keep him from receiving a fair trial in the U.S. Nick Vamos says that Assange will have a tough time convincing a British judge that he cannot receive a fair trial in America. “Mr Assange may have a better chance of stopping extradition based on his health and potential suicide risk. The defense will say that, if extradited there is a significant risk to his health and even his life which the U.S prison system simply cannot protect against.” Read more