Julian Assange gets married in prison – level 2

30-03-2022 15:00

Julian Assange is a 50-year-old Australian editor and activist, who started WikiLeaks in 2006.

In 2010, WikiLeaks shared secret information about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the US government started to investigate the website. Assange is currently in prison in London, UK, but the US want UK to return him for trial.

In 2015, Assange met a lawyer Stella Morris, and they have two children together. Last week, the couple got married in a London prison. Only six guests could attend the ceremony, but a large group of people supported Morris, who said that she was happy and sad at the same time.

Difficult words: activist (a person who works to help or stop groups he thinks are right or wrong), investigate (to find out the truth about something), trial (when a judge checks all details about a case before a court decides).

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