Julian Assange Update: Hearing Resumes Next Month Despite Global Pandemic
In this video, we provide the latest update on Julian Assange. Journalist and editor for acTVism Munich Taylor Hudak recaps the April 7th hearing. Judge Vanessa Baraitser decided that the second half of Assange’s substantive extradition hearing will resume as originally planned on May 18 despite the UK’s lockdown amid a global pandemic. Additionally, the anonymity of Assange’s partner with two children was reassessed.
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Taylor has advocated for targeted persons serving as a spokesperson for exiled kiwi journalist Suzie Dawson’s 1vs5i and Protect Suzie campaigns.
Taylor holds a BA in English from Kent State University and is currently a master’s candidate in journalism.