2021-10-25

The British court refused to extradite Assange from the United States, and the United States will appeal on the 27th

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Beijing, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) according to foreign media reports, after the British judge rejected the extradition request earlier in 2021, the United States will appeal on October 27 and seek to bring “WikiLeaks” founder Assange back to the United States for trial on the grounds that he disclosed military secrets

The British court refused to extradite Assange from the United States, and the United States will appeal on the 27th

the picture shows Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, arriving at the court.  

it is reported that Washington expressed “great disappointment” after the British judge rejected the US application in January on the grounds that Assange was at risk of suicide

it is reported that the United States hopes to overturn the above ruling in the appeal hearing starting on October 27. The United States holds that expert evidence shows that Assange has no risk of suicide, but the British judge ignores the importance of that evidence

the United States said that the judge was “misled” by the evidence presented by Assange psychological expert kopmann

The British court refused to extradite Assange from the United States, and the United States will appeal on the 27th(1)

on February 24 local time, people in the San Francisco Bay area gathered outside the British Consulate General in San Francisco to demand the release of Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks. Photographed by China News Agency reporter Liu Guanguan

Assange created the “WikiLeaks” website in 2006. In 2010, the website published a large number of secret documents of the U.S. government on the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, which dealt a great blow to the diplomatic image of the United States

in November 2010, Swedish prosecutors accused Assange of rape during his stay in Sweden in August that year. Assange, who is in Britain, denied all the charges after he was arrested by the British police

in June 2012, Assange sought asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in the UK during his bail. In April 2019, the British police arrested Assange again after Ecuador announced the revocation of asylum granted to Assange. In May 2019, Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the UK

the U.S. Department of justice made a request to Britain in June 2019 to extradite Assange to the United States. Assange faces up to 18 criminal charges in the United States. His lawyer said that if Assange is convicted in the United States, he may face up to 175 years in prison. The British district court will hear the extradition case from February 24, 2020

in January 2021, a London Court refused to extradite Assange to the United States and explained that once extradited, Assange’s risk of suicide would increase greatly. In July, the London high court allowed an appeal against the British court’s decision prohibiting Assange’s extradition to the United States