Julian Assange ‘dangerously close’ to US extradition after losing latest legal appeal

Stella Assange, wife of imprisoned journalist, publisher and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Free Assange rally in Sydney last month. Assange’s family say the Australian government should be doing more after his extradition appeal was denied. Julian Assange is “dangerously close” to being extradited to the US after losing his latest legal appeal, his family and observers of his long-running legal challenge say.

His lawyers say they will appeal again to the same court, amid growing fears he could spend the rest of his life in prison for publishing thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents.

In a three-page judgment […]

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