Court in London: British do not extradite Assange to USA

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Court in London: British do not extradite Assange to USA | tagesschau.de

Status: 04.01.2021 12:20 p.m.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the USA. That was decided by a London court. The reason is the conditions of detention that awaited him there. The USA announced the appointment.

A court in London has ruled: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the USA. The 49-year-old Australian was not extradited because of the prison conditions that awaited him in the United States, the court said.

US prosecutors accuse him of espionage because the exposure platform released confidential documents of the US military a decade ago. If convicted, Assange would have threatened up to 175 years in prison in the United States. The US announced that it would appeal.


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