The Wikileaks founder was granted permission in November 2011 to appeal to the Supreme Court under Section 32 of the Extradition Act 2003. If he loses, unless he brings a claim at the European Court of Human Rights, he will have to face charges of sexual assault and rape in Sweden.
In other news, Assange will almost certainly be the first Supreme Court appellant to appear on The Simpsons less than three weeks after his hearing (well, perhaps apart from this appeal). He is featuring in an episode on February 19th.
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