Assange extradition order issued by UK court

Assange extradition order issued by UK court

Newsdesk |
April 21, 2022

A magistrates court in London has issued a formal order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US to face espionage charges there, and a possible life imprisonment.

New Delhi, 21 April 2022

As per news report of, wednesday's ruling may be appealed. The Westminster Magistrates’ Court decision reverses its previous ruling that denied the US extradition to the US based on Assange’s poor mental state and the harsh conditions in American high-security prisons. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel will need to authorize the extradition before it can be executed.



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