UK-ASSANGE-LD EXTRADITION - Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange By Aditi Khanna (Eds: Updating with more
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London, Jun 13 (PTI) UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed Thursday that he has signed an order following a request from the US government to extradite Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange to face charges of computer hacking before the American courts.
The senior Pakistani-origin minister said the decision now lay with the UK courts to analyse if the case meets all the tests required for Assange's extradition to the US.
"He's rightly behind bars. There's an extradition request from the US that ...