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UK grants extradition to US of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange

U.K. home secretary, Priti Patel, has approved a request by the U.S. to extradite Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. The U.S. wants to put Assange on trial for conspiracy to hack and computer misuse.

US wins appeal over extradition of WikiLeaks founder

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing the prospect of imminent extradition to the U.S. after the U.K. High Court granted an appeal by the U.S. government against an earlier (January) refusal by a

Sweden drops rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange

Sweden has dropped an investigation into WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, on allegations of suspected rape. In a statement today the country’s prosecution authority said the evidence has &#822

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

Sweden’s prosecution authority has reopened a preliminary investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on an allegation of rape dating back to 2010. It said today¬†it will issue a Europea

Norwegian PEN chapter sues its country to ensure Snowden can receive Ossietzky Prize in person

The Norwegian chapter of writers' rights organization PEN International is suing its own government in an attempt to make it safe for Edward Snowden to accept the prestigious Ossietzky Prize in person

U.K. Government Blocks Hacker Gary McKinnon’s U.S. Extradition On Human Rights Grounds

It's been a very long fight but British hacker and Asperger's sufferer Gary McKinnon has finally won his battle to avoid extradition to the US under the controversial Extradition Act. McKinnon admitte