British Judge Rationalized US-Backed Spying Operation Against Assange
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.
|Kevin Gosztola||Jan 9||7||1|
In a ruling on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition, Judge Vanessa Baraitser contended Assange was most likely targeted in a spying operation backed by the United States because he was viewed as a "risk to their national security."
She simultaneously dismissed the argument by Assange's legal team that t…