Wikileaks' Assange Subjected to 'Deprivation of Liberty': U.N. Panel

February 5, 2016 10:52 AM

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Wikileaks' Assange Subjected to 'Deprivation of Liberty': U.N. Panel

LONDON — A United Nations panel ruled Friday that Julian Assange was being "arbitrarily detained" and urging an end to what it called the "deprivation of liberty" of the Wikileaks founder.

The Australian said he feared the Swedish case would be used to extradite him to the United States to face trial over his whistle-blowing website.

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