US Lawyers Say Assange Can Safely Be Extradited; Assange Lawyer Dismisses US Promiseson October 28, 2021 at 3:17 pm

LONDON—Lawyers for the United States launched a fresh attempt on Oct. 27 to have Julian Assange extradited from Britain, arguing that concerns about the WikiLeaks founder’s mental health should not prevent him from facing U.S. justice; the U.S. government also promised that Assange would not be subjected to harsh prison conditions if he is extradited. The 50-year-old Australian is wanted in the United States on 18 criminal charges, including breaking a spying law, after WikiLeaks published thousands of secret U.S. files and diplomatic cables in 2010. The United States is appealing against a Jan. 4 ruling by a London District Judge that Assange should not be extradited because he would likely commit suicide in a U.S. prison. Lawyer James Lewis told the court the United States had addressed the District Judge’s concerns by making assurances to Britain regarding how Assange would be treated if extradited. These included that he would …

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