A protester holds up a placard demonstrating against Julian Assange’s extradition to the US in central London on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A protester holds up a placard demonstrating against Julian Assange’s extradition to the US in central London on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australia

Australian PM refuses to demand US drop prosecution of Julian Assange

  • The Australian government has been under mounting pressure to intervene since the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to the US was approved by Britain last week
  • Anthony Albanese, who came to power after elections a month ago, declined to say whether he had spoken to US President Joe Biden about the case

A protester holds up a placard demonstrating against Julian Assange’s extradition to the US in central London on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A protester holds up a placard demonstrating against Julian Assange’s extradition to the US in central London on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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