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Julian Assange will not be extradited to the US on espionage charges – Sydney Morning Herald

A British judge has rejected a US bid to extradite Julian Assange to face charges relating to WikiLeaks’ publication of classified cables, saying he would be a…

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The US government immediately said it would appeal the decision in the High Court. Assange will remain in custody until a bail hearing set for Wednesday evening (AEDT).
Asked if he understood the new arrangements, Assange responded: “Yes.”
Assange’s mother, Christine, called for a presidential pardon.
“I implore President Trump and President-elect Biden to order them to stand down,” she wrote on Twitter. “The decade long process was the punishment. He has suffered enough.”
The US government had…

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