Assange Says Faces ‘Slight Risk’ to Extradition Case Appeal Over Brexit
The WikiLeaks founder said Brexit posed “a slight risk” to his position meaning the extradition order he faces.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union poses some risk to his legal position regarding the extradition order he faces. “Well, Brexit is a slight risk in relation to my… appeals in the European Court of Justice, so it’s an avenue that has been cut off there,” Assange said via video linkup on on the 10-year anniversary of WikiLeaks, after being asked to clarify his statement that Brexit could have changes for his legal case. Assange has been residing at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012 for fear of being extradited to Sweden. – READ MORE