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    The first part of the hearing on the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, held this week, is expected to end on Friday, and the second one is scheduled for May.

    The fourth day of hearings in Julian Assange's extradition is being held on Thursday at the Woolwich Crown Court. According to American law, he is facing 175 years of prison over the 2010 leak of classified materials linked to alleged US war crimes during military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    The Australian was arrested in April 2019 after spending seven years in asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy. He stressed that another case against him, which caused the arrest was just a pretext to send him to the US.

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