Julian Assange granted right to appeal extradition to the US

20/05/2024 | The Register

The High Court in London has granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange the right to appeal his extradition to the US. Assange has been detained in the UK for the past five years as US authorities sought to extradite him to America, where he faces 17 espionage-related charges and one charge of computer misuse, with a potential sentence of up to 175 years if convicted. The charges relate to the publication of US government documents provided by Chelsea Manning on the WikiLeaks website back in 2010.

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