Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaching UK bail conditions

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today. A spokeswoman for the court confirmed the almost-year long custodial sentence via email — which falls just short of the 12-month maximum carried by the offence. In a … Continue reading Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaching UK bail conditions