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UK top court rejects WikiLeaks' Assange appeal
ByREUTERS
June 14, 2012 17:22

LONDON - Britain's top court said on Thursday it had rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes, ending his last legal recourse in British courts.

Two weeks ago the Supreme Court rejected his argument that a European arrest warrant for extradition was invalid, but his lawyers had argued that some of the judges had reached their decision based on a legal point that had not been argued in court.



In a statement, the court said all seven judges had agreed the application made on behalf of the self-styled anti-secrecy campaigner was without merit.

"The Court has ordered that, with the agreement of the respondent ... the required period for extradition shall not commence until the 14th day after today," it added.

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