07 Feb '11, 2am

LONDON - WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange will try to persuade a British judge on Monday to block his extraditio...

LONDON - WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange will try to persuade a British judge on Monday to block his extradition to Sweden to face trial for sex crimes, arguing he could end up facing execution in the United States. The 39-year-old Australian computer expert, who has infuriated the US government by releasing thousands of secret US diplomatic cables on his website, is wanted in Sweden where two WikiLeaks volunteers allege sexual misconduct. Assange denies the allegations. At a two-day hearing starting on Monday at the high security Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in south-east London, Assange's lawyers will try to persuade Judge Howard Riddle to refuse the Swedish extradition request. Sweden is seeking Assange's extradition under a European arrest warrant, introduced in 2004 to speed up extraditions between European Union member states. Grounds for refusing a request are limit...

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