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Julian Assange intends to seek asylum in France, lawyers say

Julian Assange's European defence team has said it will try to seek asylum in France for the Wikileaks founder, whose full hearings for extradition to the United States on spying charges start next week in London.

French team member Eric Dupont-Moretti said Assange’s case placed at stake “the fate and the status of all journalists”.

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“We consider the situation is sufficiently serious that our duty is to talk about it [with French President Emmanuel Macron],” the lawyer said.

He was one of a …

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