SYDNEY – Australia says it would oppose the loss of life penalty for Julian Assange if he is extradited to america, as protesters in Sydney referred to as for his launch and Australia’s journalists’ union voiced help for him.
The Australian Wikileaks founder was arrested Thursday in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy and the decide discovered him responsible of breaching his bail situations. He faces a U.S. cost of conspiring to disclose authorities secrets and techniques.
Whereas Prime Minister Scott Morrison says any extradition plans have “nothing to do with Australia,” Overseas Minister Marise Payne has responded to fears from Assange’s supporters over his potential punishment within the U.S., saying Australia is “utterly against the loss of life penalty.”
About 30 individuals marched in Sydney to help Assange and Australia’s journalists’ union says he is being pursued for acts of journalism.