WikiLeaks founder Assange granted bail; Sweden appeals

A British court today granted bail to Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, who faces allegations of rape in Sweden, but he'll stay in jail at least 48 more hours after Sweden appealed. Some of Assange's celebrity supporters attended the hearing, including Bianca Jagger and Fatima Bhutto, niece of the assassinated Benazir Bhutto, reports Britain's The Guardian newspaper.

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