Julian Assange hearing paused for lawyer to get Covid test

Judge grants adjournment until Monday in extradition hearing against WikiLeaks co-founder

Julian Assange’s extradition case has been paused until Monday so that a member of one of the legal teams can be tested for Covid-19 after potential exposure.

The judge Vanessa Baraitser granted an adjournment at the request of lawyers for the WikiLeaks co-founder and the US government.

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