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Explained: UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition papers; what's next for him?

Talking to BBC Radio, Javid said that it was for the courts to decide whether Assange must face espionage charges in the US. Assange is scheduled to face a hearing regarding the extradition on Friday, however, the decision is likely, a few months away.

WikiLeaks says Julian Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session apparently due to health problems

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US charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with publishing classified information

The Justice Department's 18-count superseding indictment alleges that Assange directed former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in one of the largest compromises of classified information in US history.

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation

If granted, the court order would be the first step in a process to have Assange extradited from Britain, where he is serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail.

Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now

Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to fight extradition to United States

The 47-year-old Australian was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012 and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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'I've protected many', Julian Assange tells UK court as he fights US extradition warrant

Assange made international headlines in early 2010 when WikiLeaks published a classified US military video showing a 2007 attack by Apache helicopters in Baghdad that killed a dozen people, including two Reuters news staff.

Explained: Caught in London, is Julian Assange headed to the US to face trial now?

Supporters hail Assange as a free-speech icon who has invited the wrath of a vengeful US for exposing misdeeds that have embarrassed the superpower. They fear he will be sent to that country to face trial and will probably be punished for his heroism.

Justice Department investigated WikiLeaks after secretly indicting Julian Assange

The language, in a letter to him in his native German, suggested that prosecutors had not, at least at that point, abandoned the possibility of charges based on WikiLeaks’ publication of U.S. government secrets.

Ecuador rejects claims that Julian Assange was treated unfairly

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister José Valencia said Assange's behaviour was "undeserving, disrespectful" and he pointed to a video which appears to show Assange arguing with an official inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy

A look back at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years inside the Ecuadorean embassy, after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his asylum and he was arrested by British police.

1529 times the size of WikiLeaks: Why you should log on to IndianExpress.com tomorrow

Which story has been investigated for 8 months by The Indian Express?

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