Assange was ‘target of CIA assassination plot’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was a target of a CIA plot to assassinate him in the Ecuadorian embassy, the High Court heard today (Thurs). The US government are trying to put the 50-year-old on trial for espionage and hacking but a judge blocked his extradition in January due to the risk he would commit suicide in an American jail. The Australian is accused by the US government of conspiring with army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to leak classified military documents…

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