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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange facing pivotal moment in long fight to stay out of US court

May. 19, 2024 02:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The host of a news conference about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition fight wryly welcomed journalists last week to the “millionth” press briefing on his court case. Deborah Bonetti, director of the Foreign Press Association, was only half joking....

Biden says he's considering Australia's request to drop prosecution of Wikileaks founder Assange

Apr. 10, 2024 22:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he is considering a request from Australia to drop the decade-long U.S. push to prosecute Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for publishing a trove of American classified documents. For years, Australia has called on the U.S....

A London court will rule on whether WikiLeaks founder Assange can challenge extradition to the US

Mar. 26, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A London court is scheduled Tuesday to rule whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets one final appeal in England to challenge extradition to the United States on espionage charges. Two judges are due to issue a judgment in the High Court that could put an end to...

A London court will rule on Tuesday whether WikiLeaks’ Assange can challenge extradition to the US

Mar. 25, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A London court is due to rule whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets one final appeal in England to challenge extradition to the United States on espionage charges. Two judges are scheduled to issue a judgment Tuesday morning in the High Court that could put...

WikiLeaks’ Assange faces wait to find out whether he can challenge extradition to the US

Feb. 21, 2024 19:37 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won't find out until next month at the earliest whether he can challenge extradition to the U.S. on spying charges, or if his long legal battle in Britain has run out of road. Two High Court judges said Wednesday they would take time...

WikiLeaks founder Assange faces his last legal roll of the dice in Britain to avoid US extradition

Feb. 20, 2024 15:59 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange's lawyers opened a final U.K. legal challenge Tuesday to stop the WikiLeaks founder from being sent to the United States to face spying charges, arguing that American authorities are seeking to punish him for exposing serious criminal acts by the U.S. government. ...