Julian Assange jailed but defiant as extradition battle begins

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  • Published on Apr 12, 2019
  • The Justice Department may have to fight for months or even years to bring Julian Assange to the U.S. British police arrested the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London Thursday after his diplomatic asylum was removed. Assange faces a charge of conspiring with Chelsea Manning to hack Pentagon computers in 2010. Imtiaz Tyab reports.
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Comments • 270

  • Aqua Mus Prime
    Aqua Mus Prime Month ago

    Americas a joke n they know it.thats why they want him.he embarrassed them

  • Matt Orfalea
    Matt Orfalea 2 months ago

    1:08

  • Aloha
    Aloha 4 months ago +1

    Free Assange!

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      No thank you, not even if he was in a packet of corn flakes.

  • Morpheus x
    Morpheus x 5 months ago

    Trump sanctioned the arrest but hides like a cowherd for being exposed as a enemy of free speech which he is . MAGA BY ARRESTING AND PERSECUTING THE DEFENDERS OF FREE SPEECH TRUMP AND THERESA MAY ARE ROTTEN TO THE CORE .

  • Michael Ray
    Michael Ray 5 months ago

    Hillbillrie needs to answer to her crimes

  • Nige C
    Nige C 5 months ago

    Lets not forget, the real reason ASSange ran like a cornered rat and hid in the Ecuadorean embassy had nothing to do with wikileaks, he was trying to avoid extradition to Sweden to face rape charges. A lot of people seem keen to support and protect a potential rapist, SHAMEFUL

  • shua sensai
    shua sensai 5 months ago

    He is either gonna be suicided or the plane that will transport him to the U.S. will end up in the Atlantic.

  • Elaine pitman
    Elaine pitman 5 months ago +1

    God bless & protect Julian Assange !

  • M Chaney
    M Chaney 5 months ago

    lol he hid in europe... like we won't gonna get him eventually. Too elitist to hide in africa or something lol. Hop he gets "suicided" in prison.

  • Gary V
    Gary V 5 months ago

    I notice CBS reporters are mum & have hardly anything to say about arresting a fellow journalist. Incredible!

  • John Freeman
    John Freeman 5 months ago +1

    If Hillary wasn’t corrupted there wouldn’t be no problem 🤷‍♂️

  • fuzzywzhe
    fuzzywzhe 5 months ago

    He's a poitical prisoner. Had to be done apparently, because BS "news" in the United States is obviously propaganda, and can't compete.

  • 0neofthem
    0neofthem 5 months ago

    He’ll be in prison for the rest of his life.

  • Dj
    Dj 5 months ago

    No one was ever arrested or prosecuted for information that assange leaked

  • Smiling Bob
    Smiling Bob 5 months ago

    This is a global downfall for everyone. It is now a crime to tell the truth.

  • lumpfish99
    lumpfish99 5 months ago

    disgusting.....this man is a hero.

  • Doyoukown Uay
    Doyoukown Uay 5 months ago

    this is great let the world see what Americans really are

    • Green Earth
      Green Earth 5 months ago

      *Americans are scared how much more hard evidences he may have on America spying on other countries, such as Merkel and Macron, other than the ones he already exposed.* *First, free Assange and support Snowden for free press! Please, no more attack on our journalists and medias.*
      *Huawei, or the US spying and droning way.*

  • Kapil Morrison
    Kapil Morrison 5 months ago

    2:17 " This precedent means that any journalist can be extradited for prosecution in the United States for having published truthful information about the United States" I think she forgot that he published Stolen information from a hacked DNC.

  • MaryLu Whittle
    MaryLu Whittle 5 months ago

    Associated Press put out a video on Assange but disabled the comments. That says everything. So I thumbed down the video.

  • Michael
    Michael 5 months ago

    So what about the journalists who released edward snowdens documents????! They should be very scared right now...

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      Not really because they never skipped UK ball and have never been accused odf rape or sexual assault

  • Dennis Pfeifer
    Dennis Pfeifer 5 months ago

    Well, they better go after The New York Times for publishing the Pentagon Papers in 1971...Exposing war crimes demands equal justice.

  • Dennis Pfeifer
    Dennis Pfeifer 5 months ago

    Do you mean the Trump administration is claiming Russia is responsible??? LOL It's Russia again??? LOL

  • Mud Flap
    Mud Flap 5 months ago +1

    Who cares. Someone else will just replace him in no time.

  • THE GANG STARS
    THE GANG STARS 5 months ago +1

    Julian has given the strange thumbs up to Wikileaks, for all American and British secret documents to be released, should he be jailed for life, he predicted this day and planned for it well ahead bawahahaha :)

    • John Freeman
      John Freeman 5 months ago

      THE GANG STARS he should be in jail for telling the truth?

  • D Marreux
    D Marreux 5 months ago

    Its when you speak truth to power. Forget the crimes committed by the government. Mlk once stated the united states is approaching spirtual and moral bankruptcy. we officially arrived when the corrupted assail others for being corrupt.

  • Fortaz107
    Fortaz107 5 months ago +9

    Funny how only those in power seem to be applauding his arrest.

    • Fortaz107
      Fortaz107 5 months ago +1

      @MARK CHRISTOPHER Yes because he doesn't remember who Julian Assange is now apparently.

    • Cheryl Cold
      Cheryl Cold 5 months ago

      The general public count for nothing.

    • MARK CHRISTOPHER
      MARK CHRISTOPHER 5 months ago +1

      Fortaz107 except the President.

  • shelby hill
    shelby hill 5 months ago

    Julian Assange can't be a journalist! He doesn't issue retractions!

  • Faqm Mall
    Faqm Mall 5 months ago

    Did Assange report on Iraq having WMDS? Saddam purchasing Yellow Cake Uranium? Nothing reported by Assange were lies! Nothing reported by Assange led to anyone’s death! Nothing reported by Assange led to an invasion of a sovereign country or a bombing campaign costing countless deaths and forced migration.

  • Faqm Mall
    Faqm Mall 5 months ago +4

    He will have a mysterious death sooner than later....

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      @Faqm Mall
      Would you really want to know the exact time, place and circumstances of your death?
      Certainly I wouldn't.

    • Faqm Mall
      Faqm Mall 4 months ago

      jeep23862 Hopefully not! I hope mine is totally predictable....

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      Sooner or later we all do.

    • dood poop
      dood poop 5 months ago

      Maybe it took them 6 years to get his clone ready.

  • Blaze Duskdreamer
    Blaze Duskdreamer 5 months ago +14

    Who cares what Hillary thinks? She's ticked because he exposed her crimes. She's the one who should be going to jail.

  • Cyndee Ratledge
    Cyndee Ratledge 5 months ago +5

    He still did not set foot on British Soil !! Wise up , he was carried!!!!

  • Sam St Amant
    Sam St Amant 5 months ago +7

    Pompeo is such a puppet. All the politicians are corrupt and America isn’t sovereign.

  • Seoul Man
    Seoul Man 5 months ago +12

    Free julian!

  • Scott Matlock
    Scott Matlock 5 months ago +9

    Seth Rich is the connection NOT Russia. Also he didn't conspire to do anything if someone brings him information he posts it, same as any other journalist. Wake up, this is your first amendment under attack.

  • Davin Maki
    Davin Maki 5 months ago +18

    Corrupt psychos flinging mud at Julian Assange for telling the truth.

  • Qingeaton
    Qingeaton 5 months ago +3

    Assange is a more important and better person than anyone who will be jailing or judging him.
    Our world is upside down people.
    But, it's crazy to understand that we the people could have him free in a week if we all chose to.
    IF, (and of course it will never happen), but IF every single person who respects him, called their reps and congress people and simply stated that they will be staying home from work until he is released.

    Can you even imagine half of all jobs not being done? This country would shut down in 3 days.
    No food delivered into New York City for 3 days shuts it down. I could go for 6 months easy without a paycheck and it would an awesome thing to watch our so called leaders beg people to return to work.
    After he is out, we could just not go back for a few more days, just to let it sink in.
    Be a good movie plot.

  • Tom Smith
    Tom Smith 5 months ago +2

    FREE ASSANGE NOW

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago +1

      Much funner to see him thrown in jail..

  • Landroverdude101
    Landroverdude101 5 months ago +6

    I see the leather lizard had to put her 2 cents in.....

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      Your land rover has cloth seats...?
      Too cheap for leather..? 😂

  • J K
    J K 5 months ago +1

    It wasn't random Julian Assange was arrested
    clutching a book. He didn't just happen to be
    reading Gore Vidal when the police arrived. It's no
    coincidence that he made sure that the cover of
    the book was visible for all the world's journalists
    to see and photograph.
    Immediately after they loaded Assange into a van
    a handful people in places around the world left
    their homes and headed to their various local
    bookstores and libraries, each clutching a piece of
    paper with a series of numbers which they
    received from Assange long ago.
    They had the cyphers all along, but were waiting
    on the key.

  • Elina Gazarva
    Elina Gazarva 5 months ago +6

    Freedom to Assange !!!!

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      Prison awaits and an orange jumpsuit.. Muhahaha

  • Tristan Coates
    Tristan Coates 5 months ago

    Jullian Assange VICTORIA CROSS

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 4 months ago

      @jeep23862
      He is a delusional idiot that believes he is way too goody two shoes and entitled for jail.

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      What for?
      Breaking his bail?

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago +1

      Victoria Secret...

  • StratXIII
    StratXIII 5 months ago

    Possible Julian extradition to US, probable vengeful Hillary, possibly not looking good for Julian I'm afraid.

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      Pompeo wanted him dead... You are either stupid or Russian.
      Assange attacked the release of Panama papers exposing Putin as a common thief. You have no problem with that apparently.

    • GH1618
      GH1618 5 months ago +1

      StratXIII - Clinton has no power or influence in this business.

  • Keith Citizen
    Keith Citizen 5 months ago

    well if you thought your rights were slim before, guess what if Julian gets charged with conspiracy to hack Big Gov. computers there goes the 1st ammendment out the window as well, he only reported the facts he recieved from a hacker, that is what a truth reporter is supposed to do, it is cutting the toung out of free speaking journalism, bad enough they already misinform and fake debunk everything to the point of utter confusion, but now they step up and just show if you report truth you will be shut up into a cell to forever shut you up, make no mistake, this is an assault on every last standing honest human American. WHAT A SHITSHOW!!!

  • Kaffekaffe Kaffe
    Kaffekaffe Kaffe 5 months ago +2

    Sorry, but Assange will never be free again, never. It’s sad, but true. To me he looked like a broken and depressed man. Ecuador is just not strong enough politically to fight America and Britain

    • jeep23862
      jeep23862 4 months ago

      His choice, no other.

    • Jenn J
      Jenn J 5 months ago +2

      I only read independent journalism... I only check in with the Lamestream Media to laugh and watch the cabal controlled spin machine in action. Most have NO IDEA how horrifically he has been treated and psychologically tormented. The details are sick.

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      Don't cry for Julio...

  • TeeTee LouKy
    TeeTee LouKy 5 months ago +3

    Don't mess with the United States or its citizens you foreigners! Or we will hunt you down, find you and break you, and arrest you in your own country! God Bless America! And no place else.

    • TeeTee LouKy
      TeeTee LouKy 5 months ago

      @Metallkopf86 he was a foreigner revealing classified information!

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      @Metallkopf86
      Assange denounced Pentagon papers exposing Putin as a common thief..

    • Metallkopf86
      Metallkopf86 5 months ago

      Julian Assange messed with the US by exposing its corruption much like Edward Snowden did and you're mad at him? Clearly you want to be enslaved.....

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      @Rasmus Lind Greiner
      Tokyo Tokyo...

  • swp with
    swp with 5 months ago

    FREE THE TRUTH FREE ASSANGE, DON'T SHOOT THE MESSANG-- CUT CUT!

  • Shawna Brookes
    Shawna Brookes 5 months ago +6

    Sad - heroes treated like this

    • GH1618
      GH1618 5 months ago

      Shawna Brookes - Cue the violin music.

  • Cosmos with Dr Turi Louis

    Julian Lassange’ Secret Life Exposed - I can only hope the FBI who visited me twice already will forget about me and learn something about Lassange's natal UCI who lead him to experience such a dramatic fate instead!tvclip.biz/video/udagjEs4Lnc/video.html As a rule geniuses from all walks of life are targeted by both the nasty reptilius and the benevolent Draconis. Read more www.drturi.com/julian-lassange-secret-life-exposed/

  • Sherri Greeydelinarez
    Sherri Greeydelinarez 5 months ago

    Yeah , Pompaio Really? I'm sure Pompaio had a hand in this! Assage first to London & then to the states , they are afraid of what Assage will tell on Trump & Trump Jr. & Stone - All Connected! Dictator Trump Strikes again!!!! Under table Manipulation,distraction & deflection!!! Come on People Wake Up!!!!!!

  • Edgar Cardenas
    Edgar Cardenas 5 months ago

    $#$# nasa sb ca 805 eff

  • Shirley Cranfill
    Shirley Cranfill 5 months ago +1

    Sounds like pompeo might be a part of hilary's human trafficing ring. But its plain to see that the deep state has learned nothing from history. Where in the dark ages protestants of papal tirany chanted the blood of martyrs is seed. And indeed it is.

  • Lee Polcak
    Lee Polcak 5 months ago

    These elite and media have no idea how upset people will be and what they will ultimate cause if this man isnt freed. Were watching closely. This may just wake up people to the fact that the govt is still controlled by the elite, and that we are still being used and abused and wealth is still being extracted slowly by theft.

  • Metal Kezzl
    Metal Kezzl 5 months ago +1

    they admit its truth

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      They they they... Who they..?

  • Doppler Overrun
    Doppler Overrun 5 months ago +8

    Free Assange ✊

  • Hermina Nieves
    Hermina Nieves 5 months ago

    A real Journalist would of walked out straight and proudly, when you believed in what he did but he's a coward, who deserves jail time not for just releasing the papers but for staying seven yrs in the ambassador house. Manning is a hero, look at the difference people, one is being carry out the door and The other is straight and proud and spending time in jail again. Which one you should be defending.

  • O SNOOPY SNOOP COLEMAN
    O SNOOPY SNOOP COLEMAN 5 months ago +1

    I HATE WHEN THE MEDIA SAYS SOMEONE IS "DEFIANT" BECAUSE WHAT SHOULD THEY DO; JUST ADMIT THEIR WRONGS & FOREGO A TRIAL & CRY & BE EMOTIONAL & GO ON AN APOLOGY TOUR JUST BECAUSE THEY WERE ACCUSED OF A CRIME?! YEAH RIGHT, THAT'S THAT FAKE POLITICALLY CORRECT CRAP WHICH THE MAJORITY OF THE REAL 🌎 COULD CARE LESS ABOUT=OTHERWISE TRUMP WOULDN'T BE IN OFFICE!!🆗🇺🇸✌😂😂😂

  • Russell WestGOAT
    Russell WestGOAT 5 months ago +5

    FREE HIM

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      @dood poop
      You are a POS obviously..
      Quite the accomplishment in your short life.

    • dood poop
      dood poop 5 months ago

      @lissa leggs

    • lissa leggs
      lissa leggs 5 months ago

      Are you stupid or Russian..

  • Ann M.
    Ann M. 5 months ago

    He deserves a metal. Why is he jailed with the Communists running free?

    • GH1618
      GH1618 5 months ago

      Ann M. - Yes, metal would be good. Steel bars.

    • Douglas Clark
      Douglas Clark 5 months ago +1

      Yes he does. That metal will be steel in the form of manacles, and leg chains, and prison bars.

    • ruth lindemann
      ruth lindemann 5 months ago

      MEDAL

  • Randy Lafferty
    Randy Lafferty 5 months ago +1

    Poor juilain he is a hero!!!! Dont let the media distract you from this. #1984

  • Big Bad
    Big Bad 5 months ago +1

    AOC supports Assange.