Germany's Scholz would welcome UK protecting Assange

By Andreas Rinke
Updated March 4 2024 - 10:30pm, first published 10:24pm
Julian Assange "has to expect persecution" if he's extradited to the US, Germany's Olaf Scholz says. (AP PHOTO)
Julian Assange "has to expect persecution" if he's extradited to the US, Germany's Olaf Scholz says. (AP PHOTO)

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says he would welcome British courts protecting Australian Julian Assange, with the WikiLeaks founder fighting to avoid extradition to the United States from Britain.

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