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Assange loses extradition court battle, 14 days to apply to reopen case (VIDEO)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012



Assange loses extradition court battle, 14 days to apply to reopen case (VIDEO)


Defense lawyer Dinah Rose stood up after the ruling to highlight the fact that the judgment was made based on legal precedents not argued in the appeal.

“It would appear that a majority of the members of this court have decided the point on the basis of the interpretation of the Vienna Convention. A point that was not argued in the appeal and which we have had no opportunity to address,” said Dinah Rose.

Under UK law an EAW can only be issued by a judge and therefore Assange’s lawyers had argued the extradition order against him was invalid as it was made by a Swedish prosecutor..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/assange-extradition-sweden-uk-538/

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