Assange – Extradition to the United States

Source: swedenversusassange.com
Sweden is bound by different extradition agreements. It is not meant to grant onwards extradition to a third country without agreement from the extraditing country. But at the same level of the legal hierarchy there is a bilateral treaty between the US and Sweden that allows for extradition without consent from the UK or minimum tests. This is the ’conditional release’ regime – a legal fiction that allows for automatic extradition – on a loan basis. It is highly likely that the United States will soon request Julian Assange’s extradition and this legal fiction will be used.

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