Not good new for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange …
A UK court has given the green light to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden. Assange is being accused of sex crimes in Sweden. Judge Howard Riddle dismissed the arguments by the WikiLeaks attorneys that their client could not get a fair trial in Sweden and ordered Assange be extradited. Assange’s lawyer said they would appeal against the decision.
A British court has agreed to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden where he is accused of sex crimes, dismissing claims such a move would breach his human rights.
Swedish prosecutors want to question Assange about allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denies, made by two WikiLeaks volunteers during his time in Sweden last August.
The LA Times reports: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange ordered extradited in sexual assault case.
Speaking to a packed London courtroom, Judge Howard Riddle said Swedish prosecutors’ request that Assange be handed over was valid and reasonable for their investigation into allegations that he sexually abused two women last August.
Define Irony: Lawyers For Julian “WIKILEAKS” Assange Outraged that Details about His Sex Life Were Leaked
Can you say WIKI-IRONY?If you represent a scumbag that is known for leaking classified information, are you really allowed to complain when there are leaks of your own client made public? Julian “WIKILEAKS” Assange, the biggest Wiki-hypocrite, ever.
Lawyers for the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, are expressing outrage and crying foul over incriminating police files that were published in the British newspaper. Can you imagine? This would have been like Johnny Cochran complaining that OJ Simpson got a paper cut while in jail during the murder case of Nicole Brown Simpson.
In a move that surprised many of Mr Assange’s closest supporters on Saturday, The Guardian newspaper published previously unseen police documents that accused Mr Assange in graphic detail of sexually assaulting two Swedish women. One witness is said to have stated: “Not only had it been the world’s worst screw, it had also been violent.”
Daily Commentary – Friday, December 10th, 2010 – Wikileaks Supporters Attack Visa, Mastercard, Others
- Script kiddies attacked websites of companies who acted against Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange, knocking several offline.
WikiLeaks founder, 39 year old Julian Assange, has been arrested by British police in London over an alleged sexual assault that took place in Sweden. Scotland Yard said Mr Assange was arrested by appointment at a London police station at 0930 GMT. Assange’s attorney Mark Stephens states that his client has not been charged with any crime and wants to find out what allegations he faces so he can clear his name. Stephens also says that they will fight any attempts at extradition.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested by British police over sexual assault claims in Sweden.
The elusive 39-year-old Australian was detained by Scotland Yard officers at around 9.30am after he voluntarily went to a police station in central London.
Police contacted Mr Assange’s lawyer last night after receiving a fresh European arrest warrant from the Swedish authorities, as anger grows in the US over the latest leaked embassy cables by the whistleblowing website.
The legal troubles for Assange, a 39-year-old Australian, stem from allegations leveled against him by two women he met while in Sweden over the summer. Assange is accused of rape and sexual molestation in one case and of sexual molestation and unlawful coercion in another.
Assange denies the allegations, which his British attorney Mark Stephens says stem from a “dispute over consensual but unprotected sex.”
Live Updates of WikiLeaks Julian Assange from The Guardian.