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The denial of bail to WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange looks to be far more about politics than justice, conveniently coinciding as it does with a (so far little-reported) threat by the US to get in on the extradition game.
In recent years the government has introduced a raft of new speech crimes, including incitement to religious hatred and incitement to sexual hatred.