In Assange Case, British Judge Rejects US Government’s Extradition Request

4 January 2021 — The Dissenter

“It would be oppressive to extradite [Assange] to the United States of America,” Judge Vanessa Baraitser stated

Old Bailey Courthouse (Photo: It’s No Game)

Citing harsh federal prison conditions in the United States, a British district court judge rejected the United States government’s extradition request against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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