Judge grants Assange time to meet with lawyers. Medical needs remain unaddressed.
Report by Angie
Demands for greater public access from Julian Assange supporters to officials at Westminster Magistrates Court, were granted today.
Steadfast members of the Julian Assange Defence Committee (JADC) and like-minded supporters, have been requesting a courtroom that would accommodate 40 members of the public, rather than 13, to witness the preliminary trial hearings of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, prior to the start of his extradition hearing to the USA on charges of espionage which could see him imprisoned for 175 years. After queuing to enter the court for several hours, followers were greeted with the unexpected last minute change in courtroom.
Once inside the public gallery well-wishers, including the rapper and visual artist, MIA, offered…
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