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Julian Assange should not be extradited to US - Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the UK government should not extradite Julian Assange to the US, where he faces a computer hacking charge.The Wikileaks co-founder was arrested for a separate charge at Ecuador's London embassy on Thursday, where he had been granted asylum since 2012.Mr Corbyn said Assange should not be extradited "for exposing evidence of atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan".Meanwhile, Ecuador's leader expressed anger at how Assange had behaved.Ecuador arrest man 'close' to Assange How likely is an Assange conviction in US? Who is Julian Assange? Timeline of the Assange saga Australian-born Assange, 47, sought refuge in the Knightsbridge embassy seven years ago, to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assau ...