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Video: Assange slams warrant system

Julian Assange has criticised European arrest warrant system after judge rules he should be extradited to Sweden to face sex charges.

Judge rules Assange must be extradited

Julian Assange criticised the European legal system and claimed he was being "dragged to an uncertain destiny" last night after a judge ruled that he must return to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.

Julian Assange slams extradition ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today criticised the European arrest warrant system after a judge ruled he should be extradited to Sweden to face sex offence charges.

Nations braced for 'hacklash' as Assange verdict looms

Julian Assange will today learn if he is to be extradited to Sweden to face rape and sexual assault allegations. The WikiLeaks founder's legal team has said it is already preparing an appeal in anticipation of the judge's decision going against him.

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Assange declared an 'enemy of the people in Sweden'

Julian Assange's chances of being given a fair trail if he is extradited to Sweden on sexual allegations has been further damaged by a "toxic" attack on him by the Swedish Prime Minister, a court heard yesterday.

Wikileaks threatens action against ex-colleague of Assange

WikiLeaks says it will take legal action against a former key member of the website who left after a bitter fallout with founder Julian Assange and went on to set up a rival whistle-blowing platform.

Julian Assange 'public enemy number one'

"Inflammatory" criticism of Julian Assange by the Swedish prime minister has turned the WikiLeaks founder into public enemy number one, a court heard today.

Assange lawyer admits he was wrong over interview

Julian Assange's lawyer told a court yesterday that prosecutors attempted to interview the WikiLeaks founder over sexual assault allegations while he was still in Sweden.

Secret texts 'key to Julian Assange case'

A hoard of secret text messages could hold the key to finally clearing the name of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a court was told tonight.

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