Assange could face up to 175 years in prison if extradited to United States
London court in April 20Founder of WikiLeaks Culian Assanjissued an order for extradition to the United States.
The final decision in this matter was made by the British Home Secretary Priti Patel should give.
Assange’s lawyers can only then appeal the verdict.
If extradited to the United States, Assange could face up to 175 years in prison.
Assange in the United States snowEighteen charges were brought against him, including violation of the law on espionage.
He published classified documents on various US government agencies on his WikiLeaks website.
However, the indictment does not mention this episode separately.
April in London 20On the eve of the hearing, Reporters Without Borders called for the release of the creator of Wikileaks.
Assange sought refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London in 2012, fearing he would be extradited to Sweden on charges of sexual assault.
However, Sweden later withdrew its extradition request, but this time the United States demanded his extradition.
He was arrested by London police in 2019 after Ecuador revoked Assange’s asylum.
Assange has been in prison ever since and The court is considering his extradition to the United States.