Gary McKinnon wins 10 year fight against extradition

A British computer hacker has won his 10-year fight against extradition to the U.S. with the U.K. government saying he was unfit to face the charges against him. In a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday, Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May said that the extradition of Gary McKinnon, a 46-year-old computer administrator from […]

Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange

ShareThis Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange 26 Jul 2012 The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could yet avoid extradition for questioning over sexual assault allegations after Ecuadorean government officials invited the Swedish authorities to London, offering to host an interview there instead. Senior Ecuadorean government sources said today they have […]

As Assange awaits asylum answer, US demands separate extradition from Sweden

ShareThis As Assange awaits asylum answer, US demands separate extradition from Sweden 29 Jun 2012 While the  future of Julian Assange remains unknown to just about everyone – including Swedish prosecutors demanding his extradition, American investigators asking questions about his role with WikiLeaks, his family in Australia and the government of Ecuador where he is […]

Julian Assange will ‘almost certainly’ ignore surrender notice ordering him to police station

ShareThis Julian Assange will ‘almost certainly’ ignore surrender notice ordering him to police station as he spends 9th day holed up in Ecuadorian Embassy –WikiLeaks founder claims he will ignore note as ‘asylum law takes precedence over extradition law’ 28 Jun 2012 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he will ‘almost certainly’ ignore a surrender […]

Julian Assange seeking asylum in Ecuadorian embassy in London

ShareThis Julian Assange seeking asylum in Ecuadorian embassy in London –WikiLeaks founder walked into embassy and asked for asylum under United Nations human rights declaration 19 Jun 2012 The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sought political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, sparking a new crisis in the tortured history of his extradition to […]

US denies Assange ‘secret warrant’

ShareThis US denies Assange ‘secret warrant’ 01 Jun 2012 The United States has denied it is secretly preparing legal action against Julian Assange as supporters of the WikiLeaks founder explore fresh legal moves to stop his extradition to Sweden to face questioning over rape allegations. The US ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey Bleich, yesterday rejected as […]

Julian Assange given 14 days to challenge extradition ruling

ShareThis Julian Assange given 14 days to challenge extradition ruling 30 May 2012 Julian Assange’s fight against extradition to Sweden may stagger on to a second round at the supreme court after he was granted permission to submit fresh arguments. Despite losing by a majority of five to two, his lawyers have been given 14 […]

Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

ShareThis Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal 30 May 2012 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime allegations, the Supreme Court has ruled. Seven Supreme Court judges gave their judgment in a move that ends a marathon battle in the UK courts. Lawyers for the WikiLeaks boss had argued that […]

Obama agrees to top-level talks on extradition law after Gary McKinnon case is raised by Cameron

ShareThis Obama agrees to top-level talks on extradition law after Gary McKinnon case is raised by Cameron 14 Mar 2012 Barack Obama has agreed to top-level talks on cutting the number of Britons extradited to the U.S. for trial after David Cameron raised the plight of computer hacker Gary McKinnon with him. The Prime Minister […]

UK Approves Website Host O’Dwyer’s Extradition to US Over Copyright

The mother of a student who will be extradited to the US to face copyright charges has accused the government of selling him “down the river” as Theresa May approved his extradition. Richard O’Dwyer’s mother Julia said the government was “paving the way” for UK citizens to be extradited to the US. Red Ice Creations […]