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Julian Assange appeals to Sweden's supreme court over arrest warrant

February 25, 2015 - 3:12am

Lawyers will press for ruling that limitations on WikiLeaks founder’s freedoms since seeking asylum in Ecuadorian embassy are unreasonable

Julian Assange is taking his appeal to Sweden’s highest court in a final attempt to persuade a Swedish judge that the arrest warrant against him should be lifted.

His lawyers will ask Sweden’s supreme court on Wednesday to agree that the “severe limitations” on Assange’s freedoms since he claimed asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden are unreasonable and disproportionate to the case.

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