Julian Assange extradition fight handed to Home Secretary Priti Patel for final decision

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition fight is now in the hands of Home Secretary Priti Patel who will decide whether to send him to the US to stand trial.The 50-year-old activist is fighting against being flown to America where he is accused over the 2010 and 2011 mass leak of military cables and confidential documents by military analyst Chelsea Manning.At Westminster magistrates court on Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring formally approved Assange’s extradition, handing the decision on to the Home Secretary for final agreement.

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