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Yes, Assange, we'll still nick you for skipping bail, rules court

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Her job is to consider the law as regards the facts that have been put before her, and come to a decision based on that. The length of time he has spent in the embassy has no bearing on the case.

What the British authorities/Americans might do certainly has a bearing on the case. But Assange needs to provide evidence to support his concern, which I don't think he has. Some evidence certainly exists - the British authorities have a track record of supporting the American practice of kidnapping people and holding them for torture, and perhaps his barrister should have mentioned that fact.

However, the Judge would probably have taken into account that this was unlikely to happen to someone so well known publicly - so it would probably not fly....though he might...

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