Assange wins permission to appeal extradition to US

Publish: 6:58 PM, January 24, 2022 | Update: 6:58:PM, January 24, 2022

LONDON,  – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was on Monday given permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against a decision to extradite him to the United States. The High Court in London approved a bid by the publisher’s lawyers to take the case to the country’s highest court on “points of law of general public importance”.