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Assange's right – get 50 weeks in prison

Assange risked facing trial in Southwark Crown in London to be sentenced to up to a year in prison after having violated the conditions for his bail.

At 12.45 pm-the time the verdict was handed down: 50 weeks in prison. It was the strictest possible punishment for the crimes he is accused of.

Outside the court had a large pressuppbåd and demonstrators gathered.

During the trial, said Assange's defenders to Wikileaksgrundaren was afraid of being extradited to Sweden or the united states, writes Sky News.

He was afraid to be moved to Guantánamo Bay, said the defender.

It was the eleventh of april that Julian Assange was arrested by british police after they received permission to enter the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Assange asked in court to apologize for its actions.

I struggled against daunting circumstances. I did what I thought was the best. I hope that it will lead to a legal solution between Ecuador and Sweden, he said according to Sky News.

Assange's defenders further said that Wikileaksgrundaren was depressed and suffered from various physical ailments during his years at the embassy, toothache and frozen shoulder.

the Australian has all the time been prepared to answer questions from the Swedish judicial system, and he left Sweden the first when he got the go-ahead for it from the authorities, according to the defender.

Read more: This has happened: the Case of Julian Assange

the Text is updated.

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