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Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, could be at « real risk » of the death penalty or detention in Guantánamo Bay if he is extradited to Sweden on accusations of rape and sexual assault, his lawyers claim. In a skeleton summary of their defence against attempts by the Swedish director of public prosecutions to extradite him, released today, Assange’s legal team argue that there is a similar likelihood that the US would subsequently seek his extradition « and/or illegal rendition », « where there will be a real risk of him being detained at Guantánamo Bay or elsewhere ». Read more
Le fondateur de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, a caressé pendant deux heures l’espoir de pouvoir quitter sa prison londonienne mardi, jusqu’à ce que la Suède -qui réclame son extradition- fasse appel de sa mise en liberté sous caution ordonnée par un tribunal londonien.
The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, will try to win his release from prison today afternoon, a week after being held on remand after Sweden requested his arrest over allegations that he sexually assaulted two women. Even if the judge at Westminster magistrates court in London grants Assange bail, he could still be held.
The Crown Prosecution Service, which will represent the Swedish authorities in the UK court, has the right to appeal against any bail decision. Usually the suspect would be held in custody until an appeal hearing anyway.