Assange's seven-year legal saga

Here are key dates in Julian Assange's extradition battle as the WikiLeaks founder loses his new court bid Tuesday to cancel the UK arrest warrant hanging over him.- Arrest warrant issued -In November 2010, a Swedish prosecutor issues a European arrest warrant for Assange on sexual assault allegations involving two Swedish women. Assange denies the claims, saying the young women consented.WikiLeaks starts releasing more than 250,000 classified US diplomatic cables, revealing frank assessments of US officials as well as the views of other governments.Some 500,000 classified military documents concerning American...

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By: France 24 - 6 days ago

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