January 27, 2018

Judge to rule Feb 6 on bid to scrap Assange arrest warrant

LONDON — A British judge says she will rule next month on whether to scrap a U.K. arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a move that would free him to leave the Ecuadorean embassy after more than five years.

 Assange’s lawyers went to court Friday to argue that the warrant serves no purpose because he is no longer wanted for questioning in Sweden over alleged sex offenses. Read more.

Washington Post

- Julian Assange Asks U.K. Court to Drop His Arrest Warrant - NY Times 
- Assange ‘hypothetically’ free if arrest warrant appeal granted, ruling due February 6 - RT

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