The WikiLeaks founder is currently serving a 50-week prison sentence in the UK in advance of a February extradition trial. He is wanted by the United States for spying allegations related to his work. More than 60 doctors have written an open letter stating that Julian Assange’s health has deteriorated so much that the life of the WikiLeaks founder in a British prison is at risk. The 48-year-old Australian is currently serving a 50-week prison sentence in a high-security prison outside London for bouncing on bail. He is fighting extradition to the US after serving this sentence. He is wanted for breach of the espionage law in connection with the publication of classified information by WikiLeaks.
Last week Swedish prosecutors announced that they were closing an investigation against the WikiLeaks founder, who was charged with assault in 2010 by two women in Stockholm.