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UK Home Secretary Signs Extradition Order to Send Julian Assange to US

access_time5 months ago
UK Home Secretary Signs Extradition Order to Send Julian Assange to US

By Staff, Agencies

Britain's Home Secretary has revealed he has signed a request for the extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange to the US, where he is accused of violating the Espionage Act.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program, Sajid Javid said that he signed and certified the papers on Wednesday, with the order going before the UK courts on Friday.