- Julian Assange faces accusations of leaking United States’ military material
- The 48-year-old appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court over video-link
- Currently being held at HMP Belmarsh, one of the UK’s most notorious prisons
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is yet to be shown key evidence in the case brought against him by the American authorities, his extradition hearing was told today.
The 48-year-old, faces accusations of leaking sensitive United States’ military material between January and May 2010.
The Australian national appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court over video-link from HMP Belmarsh white haired and clean shaven with a grey jumper and spoke to confirm his identity.
The Americans want to extradite him to US soil so he can be prosecuted for conspiring with army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning for leaking classified documents.