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Assange appeals his extradition to US

Assange filed his “application for leave to appeal” on Thursday morning, his fiancee Stella Moris announced on social media. The High Court that ruled in favor of his extradition on December 10 will now decide whether he will be allowed to appeal it to the Supreme Court. The decision is …

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Julian Assange’s extradition battle: What you need to know

Assange was placed in London’s Belmarsh Prison in 2019 after nearly seven years of hiding inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in the UK capital. Who is Julian Assange? Australian-born Assange co-founded WikiLeaks, a group that publishes classified materials “involving war, spying and corruption,” according to its website. WikiLeaks famously released a …

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Russia slams British verdict on Assange extradition as ‘shameful’

Writing on her Telegram channel, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova blasted the judgement, noting that it happened on International Human Rights Day. “This shameful verdict in this political case against a journalist and public figure is another manifestation of the cannibalistic worldview of the Anglo-Saxon tandem,” she said. Assange is …

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Ruling due on US appeal to Assange extradition refusal

The court recently heard the appeal against a lower court decision that refused to extradite the journalist to face charges over leaked classified US documents. In the original ruling, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser stated that she could not approve the extradition as it would be “oppressive” to do so when Assange …

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