UK court allows Julian Assange to appeal extradition to Supreme Court
24 January 2022 | 12:31 pm
A London court says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal a point of law on his extradition to the United States. However, his lawyers will have to ask the Supreme Court directly if it will review the actual case.
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