Extradition

Julian Assange Extradition Fight Begins Today

Julian Assange will formally begin his fight against being handed over to the US, where he faces accusations he helped leak hundreds of thousands of classified documents. The WikiLeaks founder is due to appear in a London court on Monday for the first day of his full extradition hearing. The 48-year-old is wanted in America […]

UK-US Extradition means only one thing: Prison

Nat West Three: Bermingham, Darby and Mulgrew Extradition to and from the US is back on the front pages. Anger is mounting over the Americans’ refusal to send Anne Sacoolas for trial in the UK to face a charge of causing death by dangerous driving. And proceedings began last week in Westminster magistrates’ court against Mike […]

Julian Assange ‘moved out of solitary confinement’ at HMP Belmarsh

Julian Assange has been moved out of solitary confinement in a prison medical wing to an area with other inmates, according to WikiLeaks. The move was described by his supporters as a “dramatic climbdown”, affecting his treatment at Belmarsh jail in south-east London. He has been held at the high-security prison since last April, when he was dragged out […]

Judge warns against any further delay in Julian Assange’s extradition case

A judge has warned against any further delay in hearing Julian Assange’s fight against extradition to the US on charges over the leak of classified documents. The WikiLeaks founder’s full hearing is now likely to run into summer, after lawyers on both sides asked for it to be split in two parts. District Judge Vanessa […]

Major boost as police join Dunn Family legal action over crash suspect’s immunity

The family of Harry Dunn have received a boost after the Northamptonshire Police chief said the force would take part in their legal claim contesting the diplomatic immunity granted to his alleged killer. The PA news agency understands the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are set to claim they did not advise police that Anne […]