Wikileaks: Demonstration outside UK court hearing on Assange extradition | AFP

People demonstrate outside Westminster Magistrate Court in London as the UK examines whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be released from prison as he fights extradition to the United States. The 48-year-old Australian has been in custody at the high-security Belmarsh prison in southwest London since being dramatically dragged from Ecuador’s embassy in April. He could be sentenced to spend up to 175 years in a US prison if convicted on all charges filed under the US Espionage Act. IMAGES

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Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations ‘a setup’

Earlier this month, Swedish prosecutors reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking at the amfAR gala in Cannes, Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are “a setup.” (May 24)

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