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Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers ...

Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

The Council of Europe's human rights chief has called on Britain not to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States due to the potential impact on press freedom.

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

More than 60 doctors have demanded urgent medical treatment for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to British media reports.

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner ...

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with ‘new information’ this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case

The Swedish prosecutor investigating a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday she had interviewed seven witnesses, including two not previously heard ...

Lawyer says Australian PM should raise Assange case with the US

Lawyer says Australian PM should raise Assange case with the US

Julian Assange's US extradition case is of ‘great concern to all’ and Australia should raise it with the United States, the lawyer for the Wikileaks founder said.

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

A Swedish court on Monday denied a request to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia on suspicion of rape, although the suspicions against him remain.

Sweden to re-open rape probe into WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sweden to re-open rape probe into WikiLeaks founder Assange

After a two-year hiatus, Sweden announced on Monday that it will re-open a preliminary rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that was dropped in 2017.

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Assange US extradition fight expected to take up to a year

Britain's process for deciding whether to agree to a US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to take up to a year and could be complicated by the renewal of a separate Swedish extradition request ...

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Seventy British lawmakers urged the government on Saturday to prioritize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden if prosecutors reopen an investigation of an alleged rape there.