Decision in the Assange case moves closer
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has appealed to the Supreme Court, the highest court in Britain to appeal against his extradition to Sweden. A request was received on Tuesday, said the justice office in London. Assange was on 7 December was arrested in Great Britain. Sweden accuses him of having abused in August 2010, two women sexually.
He is accused of raping a woman and to have sexually harassed another. Assange denies the allegations. Several times he had called them politically motivated. She had been raised by opponents of his detective mysteries organization. The London High Court had decided in early November in the second instance, that the 40-year-old Australian may be extradited from Britain to Sweden.
Two weeks ago the High Court had decided in the second instance, by the Swedish justice delivery procured on suspicion of sexual assault was legal. Recently, however, was in the UK also been speculated, could give up his Assange now for almost a year-long court battle.
Assange said to have had unprotected sex in August 2010 with two women, although they want to have insisted on condom use. In one case, could even the crime of rape must be met.