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Assange's brother confirms pardon bid
As we've reported, Julian Asange pleaded guilty to one charge in the US court in Saipan this morning.

Although he was allowed to walk free, that means he's a convicted criminal, and will need special permission to re-enter the US.

But Assange's brother, Gabriel Shipton, tells the BBC that they will seek a pardon from the US president.

"We're going to campaign now for a pardon for Julian," he says.

"We're going to be asking President Biden for a pardon, so that this conviction can be taken off the books.

"You know our allies in the Congress, Representative Jim McGovern has already tweeted out that this is a very very concerning precedent for people in the United States."

Yesterday, Assange's wife, Stella, also said the family would seek a pardon.