Supporters of Julian Assange gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on December 10. Photo: TNS
Supporters of Julian Assange gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on December 10. Photo: TNS
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange launches appeal against extradition to US

  • The High Court in London had reversed a lower-court ruling that it would be ‘oppressive’ to extradite him due to his mental health and the risk of suicide
  • If convicted in the US, Assange could be jailed for up to 175 years, although the exact sentence is difficult to estimate

Topic |   WikiLeaks
Supporters of Julian Assange gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on December 10. Photo: TNS
Supporters of Julian Assange gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on December 10. Photo: TNS
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