Police Respond as Assange Supporters Gather at British Consulate in Melbourne
Supporters of Julian Assange gathered at the British Consulate in Melbourne on Friday, June 14, a day after UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid signed an extradition request from the United States.
On Friday, a London court scheduled a full extradition hearing for the WikiLeaks founder for February 2020.
In this footage from Melbourne, several individuals stand in front of a police car outside the consulate.
A short while later, officers can be seen tackling one of the protesters to the ground as they tell her to “stop resisting”.
WikiLeaks said on Twitter that two protesters were arrested.
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