After serving a short time in custody, Julian Assange is all set to get his bail. But on the other hand, it goes in vain. On Wednesday the founder of WikiLeaks named Julian Assange was denied bail. The order is given by the judge. It was declined due to fear of escapism. The judge states that there is a possible chance of Julian Assange’s abscond while the United States strives to protect his extradition from Britain. Wikileaks’s Founder Julian Assange Gets A No For Bail, unlike Vijay Mallaya.
Meanwhile, the Judge of Julian’s case, Vanessa Baraitser states that; Assange’s past behavior of being imperceptible is more. This resulted in, presence of substantial grounds, to acknowledge that if he gets his release, then he would abscond again. Consequently, the US Department of Justice pleas against the bail. Subsequently, ruling against Julian Assange’s extradition.
What is the reason behind the ruled out bail?
Moreover, the judge was referring to one of the facts that Assange frauds. Including skipped bail and disappearing to the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. And in Sweden, he was asked to come in a way to answer questions on alleged sex crimes.
On account of the failed request, the judge replies: “I am satisfied that there are substantial grounds for believing that if Mr. Assange is released today he would fail to surrender to court to face the appeal proceedings”. He also adds by saying that “As far as Mr. Assange pertains to this case and has not been won yet. The outcome of this plea is not yet known.”
Furthermore, Assange has remained holed up in the embassy for over seven years. Besides, he was dragged out after Ecuador withdrew his insurance.
Who is Julian Assange and what is the need for bail?
Julian Assange is the founder of the international non-profit organization named Wikileaks. The website was charged with many forgeries. Moreover, it discloses confidential information, news leaks, and unpublishable media from anonymous sources. Thereby disclosing many important documents to foreign countries.
Such as Chelsea Manning(US Army Investigator), the Baghdad airstrike Collateral Murder, Afghanistan and Iraq war files, and Cablegate.
Julian is also the editor, publisher, and activist. Initially, Julian is the founder of Wikileaks. After the 2010 leaks, the United States government eventually began an illegal inquiry into the WikiLeaks organization.
Moreover, Julian Assange was sentenced to a good behavior bond and settlements in 1996 for his hacking offenses. Subsequently, being sentenced to eleven and half months in jail, on 1 May 2019, for breaching bail.