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London court to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Assange is extradited to the US

May. 20, 2024 02:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a hearing Monday in the High Court in London that could end with him being sent to the U.S. to face espionage charges, or provide him another chance to appeal his extradition. The outcome will depend on how much weight judges...

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....

Wife of Julian Assange says Biden's comments mean case could be moving in the right direction

Apr. 11, 2024 20:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The wife of Julian Assange said Thursday her husband’s legal case “could be moving in the right direction” after President Joe Biden confirmed the U.S. may drop charges against the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder. It came as supporters in several cities rallied to...

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....

UK court says Assange can't be extradited on espionage charges until US rules out death penalty

Mar. 26, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British court ruled Tuesday that Julian Assange can’t be extradited to the United States on espionage charges unless U.S. authorities guarantee he won't get the death penalty, giving the WikiLeaks founder a partial victory in his long legal battle over the site's publication of...

Timeline of the Assange legal saga as he faces further delay in bid to avoid extradition to the US

Mar. 26, 2024 09:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After fighting for more than a decade to avoid being sent to the U.S., WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing further delays in learning whether he can make a new legal challenge against his extradition. Assange, 52, faces charges related to his organization's...

UK court orders delay to extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges

Mar. 26, 2024 06:39 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK court orders delay to extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges.

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...