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Lawyers for Assange

Independent international legal observers of
the proceedings in the case of Julian Assange 

Open Letter

Open Letter to the UK Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson, the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland QC and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel


List of legal professionals who have signed the Open Letter                                                                     

Political Endorsements

List of political figures who have endorsed the letter                                                    

From our Signatories

What our signatories have said about the Assange case


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Related Documents

Consult the background documents to the proceedings                                                                                         

Latest News

September 11, 2020
First round of extradition hearings, summary

The first week of the current round of extradition hearings saw Julian Assange re-arrested based on the latest superseding indictment. The Court denied the application by Assange’s legal team to exclude from consideration the 11th hour expansion of the alleged facts under the charge of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. Assange was thratened with removal from the court. 

August 14, 2020
New extradition request based on same charges issued proving political motives behind prosecution

The US DoJ filed a further superseding indictment in the form of an entirely new extradition request to the UK court less than 3 days before the final administrative hearing on Friday 14 August 2020. This means Assange will have to be re-arrested on the first day of the resumption of his substantive extradition hearing on 7 September 2020.

August 1, 2020
Assange may face re-arrest

Assange’s legal team warns of his potential re-arrest based on a new extradition request by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) citing the same 18 offences.