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Julian Assange: US submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder

Julian Assange: US submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder --Treaty bars United States from prosecuting for crimes beyond those included in solicitation | 10 June 2019 | The US Justice Department has delivered to officials in the United Kingdom a formal extradition request for Julian Assange, making further US charges against the WikiLeaks founder unlikely. A US official who spoke on background to discuss a sensitive matter said the request was sent on Thursday. The United States' treaty with Britain required that the request be sent within 60 days of Assange's 11 April arrest at Ecuador's Embassy in London.