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The British government has approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face spying charges. WikiLeaks said it would appeal.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
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Assange's lawyer, Edward Fitzgerald, told Britain's High Court that the Australian was too mentally ill to be extradited to the United States to face trial.
By Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
A British judge on Wednesday denied bail to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, ordering him to remain in a high-security prison while U.K. courts decide whether he will be sent to the United States to face espionage charges.
By Associated Press
The U.S. government said it would appeal the decision.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
A judge said he will likely have to spend another three months inside a British prison cell before finding out whether he can be sent to the United States to face espionage charges that carry a maximum prison sentence of…
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition if he revealed the source of a leak of documents…
The adjournment request came on the first day of a London court hearing where Assange is fighting American prosecutors' attempt to send him to the U.S. to stand trial on spying charges.
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