Ecuador is considering Julian Assange's request for political asylum after the Wikileaks leader, who is facing extradition to Sweden for questioning over sex crimes, showed up at the country's London embassy on Tuesday.The anti-secrecy activist had been battling the extradition through the UK courts, but the Supreme Court put an end to that a week ago.
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The Supreme Court has dismissed a request by Wikileaks head Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden to face questioning over sex crimes.Seven Supreme Court judges found that the reasoning of Assange's defence in making the application was "without merit", the court said in a statement on Thursday.
The UK Supreme Court is to hand down a ruling on Wednesday on whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden, the court has said.The ruling will decide whether Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny had the authority to issue a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) for Assange's extradition.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is to run for the Australian Senate, Wikileaks has announced on Twitter.Assange, who is under house arrest in the UK pending possible extradition to Sweden, is entitled to pursue a senator role, Wikileaks said in a Twitter post on Saturday.
The Supreme Court heard arguments from Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's defence team against his extradition to Sweden to face sexual molestation allegations
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can appeal to the Supreme Court against extradition to Sweden to face sexual coercion charges, three Supreme Court justices have ruled
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not be immediately extradited to Sweden following an appeal refusal by the High Court, according to Twitter reports.Although the High Court refused to sanction an appeal to the Supreme Court on Monday, Assange has the right to directly petition the Supreme Court against extradition, according to a Twitter post by Times journalist Alexi Mostrous.
Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange will be allowed to take his appeal against extradition to the highest court in the UK.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is to seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sexual assault allegations.Assange's solicitor Gareth Peirce confirmed to the Guardian on Tuesday that Assange would ask the High Court for permission to appeal the extradition.
Julian Assange is to appeal a UK High Court ruling which ruled that the Wikileaks founder should be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault and rape charges.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lost his appeal to the UK High Court attempting to prevent his extradition to Sweden over sex crime allegations, as the Greens have failed to secure parliamentary support in the Australian's favour.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lost an important step in his battle to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning about alleged sexual assault
Wikileaks editor Julian Assange has lost his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning over allegations of sexual assault.On Wednesday, the High Court in London said the 40-year-old Australian must comply with an extradition ruling made by chief magistrate Howard Riddle in February.
At an appeal against extradition, UK prosecutors have argued that Wikileaks editor Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden on sex charges
The defence team for Julian Assange has begun making arguments in the Wikileaks editor's latest appeal against extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sexual misconduct charges
The Wikileaks editor plans to appeal his extradition using the same arguments as contained in the skeleton defence case, according to his defence team
A judge has approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden to face questioning over sexual assault and rape allegations.At Belmarsh Magistrate's Court in London on Thursday, chief magistrate Howard Riddle said Assange's team would have a week to appeal against his ruling, according to ZDNet UK's Tom Espiner, who is at the court.
Julian Assange could face a trial behind closed doors, his lawyer has said during opening arguments over the Wikileaks founder's extradition to Sweden for questioning on sex crimes
A court has relaxed bail conditions for Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, to make it easier for him to defend himself against extradition to Sweden to face a sex crimes investigation
Wikileaks editor Julian Assange will spend Christmas and New Year at a country residence in Suffolk after being freed on bail in connection with extradition proceedings to Sweden
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