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Julian Assange Granted Right to Challenge US Extradition

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been granted permission by the UK's High Court to appeal his extradition to the United States. Assange has faced legal challenges since Wikileaks published classified US military documents in 2010 and 2011, detailing alleged war crimes. His legal team argues the case is politically motivated.
Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been granted permission by the UK's High Court to appeal his extradition to the United States.

This decision allows Assange to contest the assurances from the US concerning his trial and freedom of speech rights.

Assange has faced legal challenges since Wikileaks published classified US military documents in 2010 and 2011, detailing alleged war crimes.

His legal team argues the case is politically motivated.

Assange remains in Belmarsh Prison while he prepares his appeal.

His wife, Stella Assange, considered the ruling a pivotal moment and urged the US to cease its pursuit of her husband.

The US Department of Justice maintains that Assange endangered lives by not redacting intelligence operatives' names in the leaked documents.
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