Published on Jun 14, 2012 by RussiaToday
Britain’s Sreme Court has rejected a request to reopen the extradition case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. It brings him one step closer to being sent to Sweden, where he’s wanted for questioning on sex crime allegations. Assange denies all accusations against him, saying they’re politically motivated. There are fears his extradition could eventually see him being handed over to the US. For more on the developments in the Assange case RT talks to Afshin Rattansi, an author and award-winning journalist based in London.
- Assange loses extradition plea (bbc.co.uk)
- UK court refuses to reopen Assange appeal (thelocal.se)
- Assange asks top UK court to reopen case (news.smh.com.au)
- Court rejects Assange bid (news.ninemsn.com.au)
- Julian Assange Loses Another Round in Fight Against Extradition (theepochtimes.com)