AFP: US Department of Justice has put forward 17 new charges against Assange

The United States Department of Justice launched 17 new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, AFP reports.

#BREAKING US announces 17 new charges against WikiLeaks' Assange

- AFP news agency (@AFP) May 23, 2019

On April 11, Assange was detained on the territory of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in connection with a request for extradition by the United States.

He is currently under arrest.

On May 7, Wikileaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson and American actress Pamela Anderson visited Julian Assange in the British prison Belmarsh.

ref: russiart

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