UN rights expert urges UK government to halt extradition of Julian Assange

by Alexis Boddy at jurist.org UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Alice Jill Edwards, urged the UK government Tuesday to stop the impending extradition of Julian Assange to the US. She urged the government to carefully consider Assange’s appeal and cited significant concerns that his extradition could put him at risk of treatment amounting to torture. The Special […]