Julian Assange's lawyer characterised the WikiLeaks co-founder possible extradition to the US as a «free speech issue» in an interview with RT in London on Thursday.
Jennifer Robinson said the case could set a precedent that affecting «all of the media anywhere in the world»
«It effectively means that any journalist or media organisation anywhere in the world can be extradited and prosecuted for... Еще having published truthful information about the United States,» she explained.
The Australian human rights lawyer, acting under the direction of Baltasar Garzon, also provided an update on her client's condition.
«He's holding up incredibly well, given the circumstances,» she reported, thanking his supporters for their backing.
Assange was removed from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Thursday, bringing to an end his seven-year long asylum in the building.