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Sweden lawyers say Assange extradition request is valid

Lawyers for Swedish authorities told Britain’s Supreme Court on Thursday that a bid to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assangefor questioning over rape allegations is valid. In his final appeal within the British legal system, Assange is resting his fight against extradition on the argument that the Swedish prosecutor who ordered his arrest in December 2010 was not…

WikiLeak’s Assange appeals extradition to Sweden

LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange applied Tuesday for Britain’s Supreme Court to hear his appeal against extradition to Sweden, dragging out a legal saga that has already lasted more than a year. His latest gambit comes less than two weeks after the High Court in London ruled that the…