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Liveblog: Julian Assange in jeopardy

Julian Assange’s has been arrested and faces extradition charges to the United States; see here for ongoing legal, political and other developments

Julian Assange charged under Espionage Act in unprecedented attack on First Amendment

Today federal prosecutors unsealed a new, 18-count superseding indictment charging Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act, the first use of the 1917 law against a publisher.

Ecuador to hand over Assange’s entire legal defense to the United States

Three weeks before the U.S. deadline to file its final extradition request for Assange, Ecuadorian officials are travelling to London to allow U.S. prosecutors to help themselves to Assange’s belongings.

Julian Assange’s extradition hearings begin

Assange: "I won't surrender myself for extradition for doing journalism that has won many awards and protected many people." Kristinn Hrafnsson: “The fight has just begun. It will be a long one and a hard one."

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for seeking asylum

The judge rejected all of the defence’s arguments, dismissed the UN's ruling that Assange's detention was arbitrary, and sentenced Assange to nearly the maximum possible sentence allowed

Edward Snowden on Julian Assange’s arrest and indictment

"Why is it that journalists are being held to a higher standard of behavior than the President of the United States?"

US DOJ likely to bring more charges against Assange

The charge against Assange already threatens journalistic activity. More (& even more disturbing) charges are widely expected