Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, may not be extradited to the United States – Business & Politics

WikiLeaks founder’s defense, Julian Assangefiled an appeal this Friday to appeal the decision to extradite him to the United States, which was passed two weeks ago by the British Government, the High Court in London reported.

This was confirmed by the court to the British news network BBC, which determined that Assange had until today to appeal the extradition signed by the Home Secretary, Pritti Patel. The United States has accused the journalist of 18 crimes, most related to espionage and the 2010 publication of classified information, military records and diplomatic secrets by WikiLeaks, which put US diplomacy in trouble.

The Australian is being held at Belmarsh prison in London after a long battle to avoid extradition. He faces up to 175 years in prison.according to his lawyer, but the US government indicates that his sentence is more likely to be between four and six years.

Meanwhile, Assange’s supporters have gathered outside the Home Office to protest his imprisonment and mark his 51st birthday next Sunday. In front of the demonstration there is a bus, which on its side bears a legend “Free Assange” (Free Assange”) who visited the Home Office, Parliament and the BBC in the British capital.

Investigative journalists get on the bus john pilgersinger Dave Rovic you John Shipton you Gabriel Shipton, Assange’s father and brother, respectively. “Julián suffers every day. He has been in the high-security prison of Belmarsh, the toughest prison in England, for more than three years,” his wife said yesterday. Stella Moriswho also stated that her husband’s health was deteriorating.


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