14 Jul '11, 1am

British court defers Assange extradition ruling: LONDON - BRITISH judges on… #FreeAssangeNow

British court defers Assange extradition ruling: LONDON - BRITISH judges on… #FreeAssangeNow

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leaves the High Court in London July 13, 2011. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON - BRITISH judges on Wednesday deferred their decision on an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. The High Court in London heard two days of arguments from Assange's lawyers and from Swedish prosecutors as the Australian sought to overturn a ruling in February that approved his extradition. 'We will hand down our judgment in the usual way,' said Judge John Thomas, one of two judges dealing with the case, referring to a written decision. He did not say when the ruling would be given. Assange was arrested by British police in December after Sweden requested his arrest for questioning over allegations of sexual assault and rape against two women. He denies the claims. Lawyers for Swedish...

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