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UK: Assange leaves court after receiving 50-week jail sentence

United Kingdom, London
May 01, 2019 at 12:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Southwark Crown Court in London on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for the alleged breach of his bail conditions after he took refuge inside the Ecuador Embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden on rape allegations.

Footage shows a van apparently carrying Assange leaving the court premises after the sentencing. Reporters chased the van to snap a shot of the WikiLeaks founder inside the van.

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The Southwark Crown Court in London on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for the alleged breach of his bail conditions after he took refuge inside the Ecuador Embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden on rape allegations.

Footage shows a van apparently carrying Assange leaving the court premises after the sentencing. Reporters chased the van to snap a shot of the WikiLeaks founder inside the van.

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