Demands to ‘Free Assange Now’ Surge Ahead of Ruling on US Extradition

A demonstration in support of Julian Assange in London

A U.K. court is set to rule Friday on whether WikiLeaks publisher and journalist Julian Assange can be extradited to the United States, an impending decision that led press freedom advocates and human rights campaigners to redouble their calls for his immediate release. “We fully believe that Assange has been targeted for his contributions to journalism.” “Freedom should be the only possible outcome for Assange,” Kristinn Hrafnsson, the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, said Thursday.

Source: Demands to ‘Free Assange Now’ Surge Ahead of Ruling on US Extradition

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