Amnesty International Calls on Sweden to Assure Julian Assange Won’t be Extradited to the United States | Amnesty International USA

Contact: Carolyn Lang, clang@aiusa.org, 202-675-8761

(Washington, D.C.) — Amnesty International calls on the Swedish authorities to issue assurances to the United Kingdom and to Julian Assange that if he leaves Ecuador’s London embassy and agrees to go to Sweden to face sexual assault claims, he will not be extradited to the United States in connection with Wikileaks.

In the wake of the Wikileaks co-founder addressing the United Nations and with talks due between British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Ecuadorian officials, the human rights organization said that it was time to break the impasse.

via Amnesty International Calls on Sweden to Assure Julian Assange Won’t be Extradited to the United States | Amnesty International USA.

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