Assange has a 14-day proper to enchantment Friday’s determination, in keeping with a Dwelling Workplace assertion.
Britain’s Dwelling Workplace stated in a press release Friday that UK courts haven’t discovered that extradition of Julian Assange could be incompatible together with his human rights.
“The UK courts haven’t discovered that it will be oppressive, unjust or an abuse of course of to extradite Mr Assange. Nor have they discovered that extradition could be incompatible together with his human rights, together with his proper to a good trial and to freedom of expression, and that while within the US he can be handled appropriately, together with in relation to his well being,” it stated.
Assange is at the moment within the high-security Belmarsh Jail in London, the place he has been held since being dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London three years in the past.
He’s needed within the US on 18 prison fees after WikiLeaks printed hundreds of categorised information and diplomatic cables in 2010. If convicted, Assange faces as much as 175 years in jail.
His extradition has been the topic of quite a few courtroom dates since his arrest, which befell after Assange sought diplomatic refuge within the embassy for seven years. In January 2021, a magistrates’ courtroom ruling discovered that Assange couldn’t be extradited as it will be “oppressive,” by motive of his psychological well being.
However the Excessive Court docket overturned that call in December, saying Assange could possibly be extradited on the premise of assurances given by the US authorities about his therapy there.
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