Britain Approves Extradition Order for Assange

Priti Patel, Britain’s home secretary, approved the order. But Mr. Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who faces charges in the U.S. under the Espionage Act, is likely to appeal.

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Julian Assange Marries Stella Moris in a British Prison

The wedding took place at Belmarsh Prison, where Mr. Assange has been held since 2019. Supporters of the couple were encouraged to attend a “solidarity vigil” outside the facility.

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U.K. Supreme Court Says Assange Cannot Appeal His Extradition to U.S.

In a blow for the embattled WikiLeaks founder, the court said it had refused permission to appeal “because the application does not raise an arguable point of law.”

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Julian Assange Can Appeal Decision to Extradite Him to U.S., U.K. Court Rules

The WikiLeaks founder has argued that American prison conditions would be harmful to his mental health. He faces a lengthy sentence if convicted on espionage charges.

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The New Pentagon Papers: Civilian Casualties

Readers call for Pentagon accountability for the killing of civilians. Also: Julian Assange; Republican hypocrisy; two-family homes.

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U.K. Court Rules Julian Assange Can Be Extradited to U.S.

The WikiLeaks founder can still appeal the verdict, which would leave him facing espionage charges that could put him in prison for decades.

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Julian Assange to Wed in Prison in Britain

The WikiLeaks founder, who is battling extradition to the United States on espionage charges, has been granted permission to marry Stella Moris in the London prison where he has been held since 2019.

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British Court Hears Appeal in Julian Assange Extradition Case

The outcome is not expected to be known for weeks, but the hearing was the latest step in a continuing attempt to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the U.S. to face espionage charges.

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Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition

Advocates of press freedoms had urged the new administration to instead drop a Trump-era effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder.

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Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Extradition of Julian Assange

Advocates of press freedoms had urged the new administration to instead drop a Trump-era effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder.

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With Trump Presidency Winding Down, Push for Assange Pardon Ramps Up

Supporters of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have enlisted a lobbyist with connections to the president and filed a clemency petition with the White House.

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Julian Assange Is Denied Bail by U.K. Judge

The decision came two days after the judge blocked the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, citing risks of suicide.

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U.K. Judge Blocks Assange’s Extradition to U.S., Citing Mental Health Concerns

The WikiLeaks founder, who is currently jailed in Britain, had been indicted in the United States on 17 charges of violating the Espionage Act.

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Julian Assange Faces Ruling on Extradition to U.S.

A British judge plans to rule on Monday whether the WikiLeaks founder should be sent to the U.S. to face charges of violating the Espionage Act and hacking government computers.

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Laura Poitras: Journalism Is Not a Crime

The Justice Department is setting a dangerous precedent that threatens reporters — and the truth.

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At Assange’s Extradition Hearing, Troubled Tech Takes Center Stage

The WikiLeaks founder’s high-profile case was delayed for months by the coronavirus. Now it is being hobbled by faulty livestreams and other technical issues.

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Julian Assange Appears in London Court for U.S. Extradition Hearing

The case against the WikiLeaks founder, who is accused of obtaining and publishing secret military and diplomatic documents, was delayed in February because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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