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Julian Assange to learn extradition decision

Publié par Clifford Armion le 24/02/2011

Esther Addley

"The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to learn whether Sweden has been successful in its attempt to extradite him in relation to allegations of rape and sexual assault.

"Assange has consistently denied the accusations, made by two women in August last year, and has been fighting extradition since he was arrested and bailed in December.

"At a two-day hearing earlier this month, his legal team argued that the European arrest warrant (EAW) issued by Sweden was invalid since the Australian has not been charged with any offence, that the alleged assaults would not be legitimate extraditable offences, and that he would not receive a fair trial in Sweden."

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"Julian Assange to learn extradition decision", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 04/12/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/julian-assange-to-learn-extradition-decision