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Tag: Assange extradition

  • Sunday, June 11th 2023 - 14:34 UTC

    Lula concerned over Assange's extradition to the US

    Assange was arrested in 2019 in London

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has voiced his concern over the imminent extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from Britain to the United States to stand trial for espionage. Lula insisted Assange's arrest was against freedom of the press and the defense of democracy.

  • Friday, June 17th 2022 - 21:11 UTC

    UK Home Secretary okays Assange's extradition

    “I'm going to spend every waking hour fighting for Julian until he is free, until justice is served,” Assange's wife stressed

    British Home Secretary Priti Patel Friday signed the documents whereby the Australian founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange is to be extradited to the United States to be tried for divulging classified information revealing war crimes in Iran and Afghanistan.

  • Sunday, December 12th 2021 - 20:06 UTC

    Assange's health compromised, wife says

    Washington is waging “a war of exhaustion,” Moris said

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's wife Stella Moris confirmed her husband had suffered a mild brain stroke during a virtual court appearance on October 27 from London's Belmarsh maximum-security prison, the British outlet Daily Mail reported.

  • Tuesday, January 5th 2021 - 09:30 UTC

    Assange's extradition to US denied on mental health problems

    US authorities accused Assange of 18 offences relating to the release by WikiLeaks of vast troves of confidential military records and diplomatic cables

    A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of suicide.

  • Thursday, June 13th 2019 - 08:47 UTC

    US formally requested the UK the extradition of Julian Assange

    US and UK security sources said US prosecutors sent the formal extradition request to British authorities last week, shortly before expiration of a legal deadline

    The US Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack US government computers and violated an espionage law, Britain has confirmed.