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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denied bail amid coronavirus fears

News Track 2020-03-26 04:28:00

The outbreak of Corona, which is getting increased suddenly, has been taking the form of an epidemic for the whole world.There have been more than 19000 deaths so far. But still this death game has not stopped. This virus has rocked the whole world today.  According to information received, it has been learned that 48-year-old Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks, was refused bail despite the risk of Coronavirus infection.

He has been asked to remain in Belmarsh jail in London. Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a UK court in May last year for violating bail conditions in Britain. Earlier in April 2019, he was arrested from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Assange was arrested for the withdrawal of political refugee status by Ecuador.

It is also being said that he had been in the Ecuadorian Embassy since 2012 where he had taken refuge in Sweden to escape the sexual harassment case. Let us tell you that in February, there was a possibility that Assange could seek asylum in France. His lawyer Eric Dupond-Moretti gave this information. According to information from sources, Moretti said that the French asylum request will be made on humanitarian and health grounds. Assange is to be extradited in 18 states in the United States for espionage and computer hacking. Assange's legal team is in contact with French President Emmanuel Macron to seek asylum in France. Assange has also said that the mother of his youngest child is also French.