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wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States which wants to try him for one of the biggest breaches of classified information in history , assumes address the court by video link from a British prison saying he has protected many people it came a day off he was jailed for nearly a year the skipping bail by holding up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London he took refuge there in twenty twelve to avoid another the extradition order this one from Sweden and connected to an allegation of rape which he denies , Dr Tim out last month I soon she's lawyer says hiding that was an act of desperation to avoid a US trial over the secret diplomatic cables hello is cited the treatment of Chelsea manning as an example mining is said to have been forced to parade naked one a military prison and subjected to sleep deprivation the United States accuses a song of conspiring with manning to gain access to a government computer during the twenty ten incident that voted wikileaks into global headlines mining three wikileaks released hundreds of thousands of internal documents many embarrassing pertaining to American foreign policy and its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan it included video of the US military helicopter killing a dozen civilians in Iraq including two which is genderless