Edward Fitzgerald QC, a lawyer for Julian Assange, ended the first day of the U.S. appeal with a thunderous response to the case put forward by a prosecutor for the United States.
Assange supporters on Oct. 23 outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of the U.S. extradition appeal hearing. (Don’t Extradite Assange campaign)
Consortium News has remote video access to the courtroom for the two-day hearing.
By Joe Lauria
Special to Consortium News
A lawyer for Julian Assange responded forcefully to the U.S. presentation at the High Court in London on Wednesday, sweeping aside arguments that the lower court judge had followed the lead of a biased expert witness and that Assange was faking his suicidal urges.