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Judge rejects US request to extradite Julian Assange

Written by on 4 January 2021

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has won his fight to avoid extradition to the United States. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said at the Old Bailey that, due to the real risk of suicide, the 49-year-old should not be extradited by “reason of mental health”..