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Assange to seek assurances against U.S. extradition request - lawyer

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Published on April 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:22s

Assange to seek assurances against U.S. extradition request - lawyer

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange would seek assurances against being extradited to the U.S., his lawyer Jennifer Robinson said on Sunday.

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Assange to seek assurances against U.S. extradition request - lawyer

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange would seek assurances against being extradited to the U.S., his lawyer Jennifer Robinson said on Sunday (April 14).

British police dragged Assange out of Ecuador's embassy on Thursday (April 11) after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information.

Assange's lawyers say he may risk torture and his life would be in danger if he were to be extradited to the United States.

Robinson also dismissed allegations of Assange's supposedly inappropriate behaviour in the embassy as "outrageous.

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