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British parliamentarians want Assange's extradition to Sweden

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The 47-year-old Australian has also been arrested in connection with an extradition request from the United States that considers him a threat to their safety and want to try him. Parliamentarians want British Home Secretary Sajid Javid to give priority to a possible extradition request to Sweden. "We are writing to ask you to do everything you can to support an action that will ensure that Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in case Sweden makes a request for extradition" write these MPs and Lords in a letter sent to the Minister and relayed on Twitter by Labor MP Stella Creasy.

"See justice done"

"This would close the investigation of a rape charge and, if appropriate, lay charges and a trial," add these parliamentarians. While assuring the hacker's "not to assume guilt", the Parliamentarians believe that the complainant should "See justice done". The letter states that the rape charge "A limitation in time expiring in August 2020".

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After the arrest of Julian Assange, her accuser in Sweden had indicated that she intended to request the reopening of the investigation. "We will do everything so that the prosecutors reopen the Swedish investigation and that Assange is handed over to Sweden and brought to justice for rape", said her lawyer, Elisabeth Massi Fritz, on Thursday. Presented Thursday afternoon at a London court, a few hours after his arrest, Julian Assange was found guilty of evading justice, a crime punishable by one year in prison. His sentence will be pronounced at a later date. The US extradition request for "hack" will be examined during a hearing on May 2.

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