WikiLeaks’ Assange to learn Britain extradition fate

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  • Wednesday, 02 Nov 2011


LONDON: A London court will rule on Wednesday whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange — who angered the government by publishing thousands of secret diplomatic memos — can be extradited from Britain to Sweden for questioning over alleged sexual crimes.

Swedish authorities want to quiz the 40-year-old over accusations of rape and sexual assault made by two former female volunteers for his WikiLeaks organisation.

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