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AlJazeeraEnglish | ‘Julian Assange is free’: Wikileaks founder to be freed in deal with US ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been freed from prison in the United Kingdom and is set to travel home to Australia after he pleads guilty to a single charge of breaching the espionage law in the United States. Assange, 52, will plead guilty to one count of conspiring to obtain and disclose classified US national defence documents, according to a filing in the US District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands. A video posted on X by Wikileaks showed Assange dressed in a blue shirt and jeans signing a document before boarding a private jet. He will return to Australia after the hearing, the Wikileaks statement added, referring to the hearing in Saipan. Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports. Antony Loewenstein is an independent journalist and author. He was part of the 'Bring Julian Assange Home' campaign. He joins us from Sydney to discuss this. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: Download AJE Mobile App: #UnitedKingdom #JulianAssange #WikiLeaks #FreeAssange #TruthIsFree #AssangeIsFree #Australia

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