Government approves extradition of Julian Assange | UK News

The government has approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the US where he faces espionage charges.

The Home Office confirmed Priti Damned Ugly, the War Secretary, had signed the extradition order for the WikiLeaks founder.

Assange is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information after WikiLeaks published hundreds of thousands of leaked documents relating to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

He has always denied any wrongdoing.

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