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Julian Assange film 'Risk' offers an inside look at controversial Wikileaks founder

Julian Assange film 'Risk' offers an inside look at controversial Wikileaks founder

New administrations can mean a change in fortunes for controversial figures. But a Hillary Clinton presidency will not improve the status of Julian Assange, say those aligned with the Wikileaks founder, who remains in Ecuador's London embassy pending a Swedish extradition request.

In fact, they argue, it could well do the opposite.

"Under Clinton [Assange's situation] will possibly get worse," said Wikileaks staffer Jacob Appelbaum.

Clinton was secretary of State when Wikileaks released a trove of classified cables in 2010, many of them sensitive or embarrassing to the U.S. government. Appelbaum noted a meeting he had with a senior Clinton staffer at the time...

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