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posted by janrinok on Monday June 20 2022, @04:27AM   Printer-friendly

Julian Assange's extradition from UK to US approved by home secretary

Priti Patel has approved the extradition of the WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange to the US, a decision the organisation immediately said it would appeal against in the high court.

The case passed to the home secretary last month after the supreme court ruled there were no legal questions over assurances given by US authorities over how Assange was likely to be treated.

While Patel has given a green light, WikiLeaks immediately released a statement to say it would appeal against the decision.

"Today is not the end of fight," it said. "It is only the beginning of a new legal battle. We will appeal through the legal system; the next appeal will be before the high court."

Also at NYT.


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  • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @06:53AM (12 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @06:53AM (#1254536)

    Also "Britain", now a subsidiary of India, run and overrun by Prity Patels.

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  • (Score: 2) by janrinok on Monday June 20 2022, @07:25AM (11 children)

    by janrinok (52) Subscriber Badge on Monday June 20 2022, @07:25AM (#1254539) Journal

    So she was born British, and was educated in Britain. Her parents were born in Uganda. Her grand-parents are Indian. I detest the woman, but if you want to cast off-topic slurs at least try to keep them honest and accurate.

    • (Score: 2) by Nuke on Monday June 20 2022, @08:32AM (3 children)

      by Nuke (3162) on Monday June 20 2022, @08:32AM (#1254551)

      Many of the white administrators of UK descent in the British Raj (the British government of India until 1947) were born in India, and hardly knew Britain. Gandhi (who, these days, people seem to consider to be an example to us all) and the other Indian nationalists objected to them nevertheless, and they were kicked out in 1947.

      • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @09:44AM (2 children)

        by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @09:44AM (#1254557)

        What a joke. Do you get paid to spread this bullshit or you do it free out of hatred?

        White administrators weren't "kicked out". They left to their home country being the racists that they were, and they still own and get free money from the rent of the land their ancestors owned in India.

        It is obivous you have never been to India. If you had, you would find resorts owned by people who don't live in India.

        • (Score: 2) by Nuke on Tuesday June 21 2022, @08:28AM (1 child)

          by Nuke (3162) on Tuesday June 21 2022, @08:28AM (#1254843)

          I have known two white people whose families left India after its independence : a guy I worked with, and a GF (actually her grandmother was Indian). Their families left partly because the breadwinner was kicked out of their job (one was a police officer and one was a surveyor), and partly through fear. No doubt the level of danger to remaining whites varied according to area, because some whites did remain. I've never been to India but from videos I've seen of it is it rare to see a white person in the scene, unlike in the West where Indians are visible everywhere.

          • (Score: 2) by deimtee on Wednesday June 22 2022, @01:02AM

            by deimtee (3272) on Wednesday June 22 2022, @01:02AM (#1255155) Journal

            Quite a lot of Australians visit India, and generally have positive things to say about it. I suspect the apparent lack of whites in your videos is due to sheer numbers. There are over a billion Indians - even a million whites would show up as a one in a thousand face in the crowds.

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            If you cough while drinking cheap red wine it really cleans out your sinuses.
    • (Score: 2, Offtopic) by Opportunist on Monday June 20 2022, @09:43AM (5 children)

      by Opportunist (5545) on Monday June 20 2022, @09:43AM (#1254556)

      So? When a cat has a litter in a stove, the kittens don't become bread rolls.

      • (Score: 1) by khallow on Monday June 20 2022, @02:26PM (4 children)

        by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Monday June 20 2022, @02:26PM (#1254608) Journal
        While I love your analogy, there's not much difference between someone with a lot of ancestors in England and a second generation UK citizen. As the poster noted, they both lived and were educated in the UK. Kittens and bread rolls are pretty different. Humans with moderately different ancestry aren't.
        • (Score: 2) by Opportunist on Monday June 20 2022, @03:28PM (3 children)

          by Opportunist (5545) on Monday June 20 2022, @03:28PM (#1254630)

          The point is that your ancestry means jack. I'd rather have someone who has been here as a first generation immigrant who wants to participate in my country's progress than someone whose parents and grandparents were already lazy bums that had nothing better to do than mooch off the work of everyone around them.

          • (Score: 2) by DeathMonkey on Monday June 20 2022, @05:25PM

            by DeathMonkey (1380) on Monday June 20 2022, @05:25PM (#1254678) Journal

            Good thing that the massive effort involved to actually move the the US by definition weeds out all the lazy bums!

          • (Score: 2) by Nuke on Tuesday June 21 2022, @08:19AM (1 child)

            by Nuke (3162) on Tuesday June 21 2022, @08:19AM (#1254842)

            a first generation immigrant who wants to participate in my country's progress

            Depends on what you mean by progress, it can take different directions. The progress that the Chinese and Indians have in mind seems to be their colonisation of the rest of the world. They have numbers on their side.

            • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 22 2022, @05:22PM

              by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 22 2022, @05:22PM (#1255407)

              You lily white panty sniffers have a new acronym, FOBR fear of being replaced. What knuckle draggers.

    • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @09:21PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 20 2022, @09:21PM (#1254758)

      but if you want to cast off-topic slurs at least try to keep them honest and accurate.

      British racism is nothing if not prim and proper, careful to use the proper slurs. Watch your language whist out "Paki bashing".