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Assange Granted Bail, But Remains In Jail

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

Assange did get bail and yet, tonight, he's back behind bars. NPR's Philip Reeves reports on the twists and turns of this legal drama.

PHILIP REEVES: Then Assange's lawyer, Mark Stephens, appeared before the crowd of journalists outside the court with news of a hitch.

BLOCK: There is a problem because he's been granted bail on condition that Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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Philip Reeves
Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.