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Biden administration files appeal pressing for Assange extradition

Washington - The administration of US President Joe Biden has appealed a British judge's ruling against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a Justice Department official said Friday.

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail despite US extradition block

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must remain in custody in Britain, while the US appeals a court decision to block his extradition to face charges there for leaking secret documents, a judge in London ruled Wednesday.

UK court hears WikiLeaks' Assange is flight risk if bailed

London - The United States on Wednesday urged a judge in London not to release WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on bail, as it seeks to appeal a decision to block his extradition to face charges for publishing secret documents.

Assange case remains threat to investigative journalism: analysts

Washington - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange dodged a bullet Monday when a British judge refused to extradite him to the United States to face charges under an espionage law, but experts say his case remains an ominous threat to press freedom.

UK court rejects Assange's US extradition over suicide fears

London - A British judge on Monday blocked Julian Assange's extradition to the United States to face espionage charges after deciding the WikiLeaks founder was at serious risk of suicide, sparking disappointment in Washington.

Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling on Monday over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges for publishing hundreds of thousands of secret documents online.

UN expert demands Assange's release, 10 years on

Geneva - A UN rights expert on Tuesday urged Britain to release Julian Assange immediately following a decade of "arbitrary detention", insisting the WikiLeaks founder should await a decision on extradition to the United States outside prison.

UK judge to announce Assange extradition verdict early next year

The British judge who is presiding over the extradition trial of Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder, said Thursday that she would give her verdict early next year as to whether he can be extradited on the January 4th 2021.

WikiLeaks' Assange faces wait for US extradition ruling

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces several more months in prison after a British judge said she would decide whether to extradite him to the United States next year.

Ai Weiwei supports Assange with silent protest

London - Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei held a silent protest on Monday outside a London court to demand the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who faces extradition to the United States.

No decision on Assange extradition before US vote: UK judge

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to wait until after the US election to find out whether he will be extradited to face espionage charges there, the British judge presiding over his hearing said Friday.

Assange says he 'hears voices' in prison: psychiatrist

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange complained of hearing imaginary voices and music while detained in a high-security British prison, a psychiatrist who has interviewed him told his extradition hearing on Tuesday.

Assange extradition hearing resumes in London

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returned to court in London on Monday for a hearing to decide whether he should be extradited to the United States for leaking secrets about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Op-Ed: Assange extradition hearing to resume on Monday Sept. 7

The extradition hearing for Julian Assange the founder of Wikileaks is to resume on Monday September 7th in London UK. Assange is held in Belmarsh Prison. If extradited to the US and found guilty of charges against him he faces up to 175 years in prison.

Julian Assange: prolific leaker of secrets back in spotlight

London - A fearless campaigner for democratic openness? Or a criminal trying to avoid justice? WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a highly polarising figure.

Assange extradition hearing resumes in London

London - Supporters of Julian Assange on Monday protested outside a London courtroom, calling for the WikiLeaks founder not to be extradited to the United States for leaking secrets about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Lawyer says Assange fathered two kids with her while in Ecuador embassy

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with one of his lawyers while holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for much of the past decade, according to a report Sunday confirmed by the mother.

Op-Ed: Assange declared not eligible for anti-virus early release

The Australian Associated Press has reported that Julian Asssange the imprisoned Wikileaks publisher is not eligible to be released early on account of the COVID-19 pandemic as are some other prisoners since he is not serving a criminal sentence.

Assange loses bid to be bailed over coronavirus

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday failed in his bid to be bailed after he argued that he was at risk of catching coronavirus in the British prison where he is being held.

Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May

London - A British judge on Thursday paused Julian Assange's extradition hearing following four days of intense legal wrangling over Washington's request for the WikiLeaks founder to stand trial there on espionage charges.
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