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Julian Assange and detention before trial in Sweden
This note explains what happens next now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Arrest Warrant is valid and that Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden. The note explains what will happen to Julian once he is taken to Sweden, the bail system there, possible pre-trial restrictions that he could endure, and whether he is able to review his detention conditions.
- Pre-Trial Detention Across the EU, people not convicted of any crime are locked up without good reason for months or even years, often in appalling conditions with limited access to a lawyer
- The European Arrest Warrant Our casework repeatedly demonstrates the human cost of EU extradition
- ASSANGE’S EXTRADITION IS ONLY THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG Fair Trials International writes for the Guardian on the Arrest Warrant