UK court formally issues order to extradite Assange to US


A banner bearing the face of Julian Assange in London, United Kingdom, March 23, 2022. A British court today issued a formal order to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. – EPA pic, April 20, 2022.

A BRITISH court today issued a formal order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

The decision now rests with Interior Minister Priti Patel, although Assange may still appeal within 14 days of any decision to approve the extradition.


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