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Julian Assange tries to avoid extradition to the U.S.

Season 2024 Episode 52 | 12m 28s

A two-day hearing in a London court room began Tuesday over the fate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. At stake is whether he'll be extradited to the U.S. on espionage charges. Carrie DeCell, a senior staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute, and Jamil Jaffer, a former senior counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, join William Brangham to discuss.

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