A ‘dark day for press freedom,’ campaigners declare as Home Office agrees to extradite Assange to US
CAMPAIGNERS, politicians and academics condemned today Home Secretary Priti Patel’s decision to extradite journalist Julian Assange to the US as a “dark day for press freedom and British democracy.”
The WikiLeaks founder has 14 days to appeal Ms Patel’s decision to send him to the US where he is facing charges for exposing the country’s war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Mr Assange has been held in Belmarsh prison in London for nearly three years after he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in the capital.
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British Home Secretary Approves Assange’s US Extradition
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