On Monday, counsel for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange will apply
for his main extradition hearing to be delayed. The hearing, which
opened for a week of legal argument at the end of February, is
currently scheduled to resume on 18 May at Woolwich Crown Court.
Julian Assange has been charged in the Eastern District of Virginia
with 17 counts under the 1917 Espionage Act, all related to WikiLeaks
publications of 2010-11. He also faces a further conspiracy charge
related to journalist-source communications. EDVA is a judicial
district located in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area.