Assange to marry in Belmarsh Prison, London

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the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, will be married inside of prison of belmarshSouth of Londonon the 23rd of this month, as announced today by his fiancee Stella Morisvia Twitter.

“Wedding Update: Belmarsh has scheduled our wedding! Wednesday, March 23 at 1 p.m. ”, Moris affirms in a tweet from his account.

According to the Daily Mail, Assange, 50, will be dressed in a kilt specially made for the occasion by Vivienne Westwood, “in honor of his Scottish roots.”

The newspaper adds that a quarter of the guests at the party will be guards from the Belmarsh maximum security prison, located south of London and where Assange has been for almost three years.

The couple became engaged during Assange’s seven-year exile at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London as he avoided extradition to the United States.

This country asked the United Kingdom for the extradition of Julian Assange for 18 crimes of espionage and computer intrusion that, according to the defense, carry 175 years in prison in that country.

The United States persecutes Assange, who has been confined in England for more than a decade despite not having been convicted of any crime, for the publications on his WikiLeaks portal, which in 2010 and 2011 exposed abuses in that country in his Guantánamo detention center (Cuba), as well as alleged war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

EFE

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