The Heat: Julian Assange’s appeal

The Heat

Protesters ride on a bus during a ‘Free Assange’ demonstration to mark WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s birthday, in London, Britain, July 1, 2022. REUTERS/John Sibley

Julian Assange’s legal team appealed to the British High Court to block his extradition to the United States.

Assange is wanted by the U.S. on charges that include spying after Wikileaks released confidential U.S. military records and diplomatic cables.

Joining the discussion:

  • John Kiriakou is a former CIA analyst and whistleblower.
  • Joe Lauria is Editor-in-Chief of Consortium News.
  • Max Blumenthal is editor at
  • Joseph Williams is a former U.S. News Senior Editor. 

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