Julian Assange gets married in prison – level 1

30-03-2022 15:00

Julian Assange is an editor and activist. He comes from Australia. He is 50 years old. Assange starts WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks is an organization that shares secret information.

In 2010, it shares information about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The US government is upset. It wants to take him to court. Now, Assange is in prison in London, UK. It is very difficult to bring Assange to the US.

Assange gets married last week. His wife is Stella Morris. She is a lawyer. Assange and Morris have two children. The wedding ceremony happens in prison. Only six people can be there. Morris is happy, but sad, too.

Difficult words: activist (a person who wants to change political or social situation, and he is very active in it), secret (something that nobody or only a few people know about), wedding ceremony (an event when two people get married).

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