16 August Tuesday

UK Agrees To Extradite Assange To U.S

Web Desk(TVM)Updated: Saturday Jun 18, 2022

The UK government approved a US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial over publication of its secret military files.

Assange’s supporters held frequent protests against his deportation which  they said would mar freedom of media .

Assange, who has been residing in London since 2019,  has 14 days to appeal his extradition. If deported, Assange faces a total of 18 cases pertaining to unlawful information leaks.