The High Court of Justice rejected US efforts to "second guess" factual findings made about medical and expert evidence.
In the extradition decision from Judge Vanessa Baraitser, she excused the U.S. spying operation against the WikiLeaks founder, suggesting he was a "risk" to national security.
"One record of [Assange’s] entire archive” was effectively purloined, and without it, attorney Gareth Peirce mentioned it has made putting together a defense in his extradition case more difficult.
"In addition to it being completely illegal, installing microphones at this scale would be discovered for sure," Witness #2 told the British magistrates' court. It would be a "crazy act."
Attorney Lindsay Lewis, who represented Mostafa Kamel Mostafa in a high-profile extradition case, warns against the U.S. government's past "unreliable assurances."
Defense Witnesses In Assange's Extradition Trial Counter Key Prosecution Lie About US Solitary Confinement
“[It is] very difficult to talk through [cell] doors,” attorney Yancey Ellis shared. One almost has to “scream at the top of their lungs.”