WikiLeaks's Assange accused of 'very serious' crime: US

Updated July 30 2023 - 1:03am, first published 12:58am
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pushed back on Australian demands for Julian Assange's release. (AP PHOTO)
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pushed back on Australian demands for Julian Assange's release. (AP PHOTO)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has pushed back against Australian demands for an end to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's prosecution, saying the Australian citizen was accused of "very serious criminal conduct" in publishing a trove of classified documents more than a decade ago.

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