Hearings on the extradition case in the United States of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, scheduled for early September, will be in full-time mode, the defendant must be present in the courtroom, said the judge of the magistrates court in Westminster Vanessa Baraitser.
On Monday held another administrative hearing on the case Assange. The interests of the defendant were represented by attorneys Edward Fitzgerald and mark summers. The meeting started without the presence of Assange, however, the judge demanded that the defendant watched the hearings via video link and adjourned in order that the officers could provide video session with the court. Assange joined the hearing from a special room from Belmarsh prison: he looked tired, stooping once sneezed. He was wearing a beige sweater and pink shirt, Assange was without a mask.
Alleged surveillance of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, which was conducted by the Spanish firm Undercover Global (Global UC) initially makes it unlawful for his possible extradition to the US, said the coordinator of protection of founder Wikileaks, former judge Baltasar Garzon.
On Monday, a group of lawyers of Assange, and a former Consul of Ecuador in London give the National court of Spain testimony on alleged espionage in the Embassy of Ecuador in the British capital. In addition to Garson's testimony in this case should give Fidel narváez, former Consul of Ecuador in London, the lawyer and the bride Assange, the mother of his two children, Stella Morris, who arrived to court, and lawyers Gareth Peirce (Gareth Peirce) and Jennifer Robinson, which the judge will interview via video link, reported RIA Novosti a source close to Garson.
A Federal Grand jury in the US issued a second indictment in the address of Julian Assange, including its collusion with the hackers, associated with Anonymous, said in a statement on the website of the American Ministry of justice.
It is noted that this conclusion contains a new criminal episodes in addition to the 18 articles listed in the first indictment in may 2019.