18 Feb '11, 3pm

Australia asks Sweden to give Assange fair trial: STOCKHOLM - AUSTRALIA has asked the Swedish government to ensu...

STOCKHOLM - AUSTRALIA has asked the Swedish government to ensure that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange receives a fair trial if he is ordered to go before a Swedish court to face rape allegations, according to a document obtained by AFP on Friday. 'I wish to convey the Australian government's expectation that, should Mr Assange be brought into Swedish jurisdiction, his case would proceed in accordance with due process and the provisions prescribed under Swedish law,' Australian ambassador to Sweden Paul Stephens wrote in a letter to Swedish Justice Minister Beatrice Ask. In the letter dated Feb 10, Mr Stephens said Australia also expected a Swedish trial of Assange to respect 'applicable European and international laws, including relevant human rights norms'. Assange, a 39-year-old Australian former hacker, is currently free on bail in Britain amid an ongoing extradition h...

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