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UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

LONDON (AP) – A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges over the publication of secret U.S. documents a decade ago, saying he was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions.
Source: https://www.france24.com/en/video/20210104-uk-judge-refuses-us-request-to-extradite-wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-on-espionage-charges

The US government said it would appeal the decision. FRANCE 24's Bénédicte Paviot tells us more.
Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/4/uk-judge-refuses-us-extradition-of-wikileaks-found/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

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