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Live from outside court in London as judge rules Assange cannot be extradited to USlive

Live from outside court in London as judge rules Assange cannot be extradited to US

United Kingdom, London

Ruptly is live outside London's Central Criminal Court on Monday, January 4, after the verdict for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition case to the United States was handed down. The judge ruled against the extradition of Assange to the United States.

The decision comes after US President Donald Trump issued several pardons to political allies and faced pressure by defenders of Assange to stop the prosecution and grant him a pardon before he leaves office on January 20.

Date of startJanuary 04, 2021
Time of start7:50
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Ruptly is live outside London's Central Criminal Court on Monday, January 4, after the verdict for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition case to the United States was handed down. The judge ruled against the extradition of Assange to the United States. The decision comes after US President Donald Trump issued several pardons to political allies and faced pressure by defenders of Assange to stop the prosecution and grant him a pardon before he leaves office on January 20.