British judges have accepted assurances about Assange’s treatment in prison, once he was extradited to the United States, made by US authorities to avoid a frightening suicide. Indeed, Lord Burnett declared: “This risk is excluded in our opinion from the reassurances given.” “This conclusion is sufficient to determine the appeal in favor of the United States,” he added.
Assange: “The verdict is a grave error in the administration of justice”
A grave judicial error. Thus, Julian Assange’s partner and legal team member, Stella Morris, outlined the London High Court ruling in a post on Twitter by WikiLeaks. Morris announced that he would appeal to British judicial authorities “as soon as possible”. The 50-year-old Australian founder of WikiLeaks, whom Washington has been chasing relentlessly for more than 10 years for publishing classified documents, faces 175 years in prison in the United States.
Moscow: “Shameful sentence” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described the London High Court ruling as “shameful”. TASS reports.