Assange US extradition case goes to UK Home Secretary, appeals remain and other stories

Today we look at the formal extradition order issued against Julian Assange, police repression of protests amid the crisis in Sri Lanka, and more

April 20, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at a UK Court’s formal approval of the extradition of Julian Assange to the US pending a decision by the Home Office; casualties following the police repression of protests in Sri Lanka as the economic crisis spirals; President Alberto Fernandez’s announcement regarding Argentina’s intention to re-establish diplomatic ties with Venezuela; and the dismissal of the final disqualification case against presidential contender, and son of former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos Junior ahead of the upcoming election in the Philippines.