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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:57 PM

Spanish judge hits out at US over Assange

Source: Associated Press via Sydney Morning Herald

August 2, 2012 - 5:39AM
Ciaran Giles

A controversial Spanish judge has criticised the US investigation into WikiLeaks, saying the grand jury process that could lead to charges being filed against the secret-spilling site's founder is undemocratic

"A democratic country can't operate with its back to a person who is suspected of very serious crimes that could deprive him of liberty for a long time," Garzon told reporters on Wednesday ...

Garzon said he had no idea what was going on in the US - and that troubled him ...

Garzon said he was not at liberty to discuss the status of the Ecuadorian asylum petition but said Ecuador had demanded certain guarantees from Sweden, which so far had not been granted ...

Read more: http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/spanish-judge-hits-out-at-us-over-assange-20120802-23g8g.html

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xchrom Aug 2012 #1
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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 09:58 PM

2. Assange's international coordinator, i.e. lawyer...

complains about grand jury that MIGHT advise a DA to file charges that COULD lead to a trial!

Another gradiate from Jose's lawyer school and bar!

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