Julian Assange

Julian Assange's Mother Fears Her Son Could Be Executed in the US

Christine Assange has given evidence to Ecuador's government that she claims shows that her son will be executed if he is extradited.

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Julian Assange's mother has said she handed evidence to Ecuador's government indicating Washington wants to extradite her son to the United States.

She said on Monday she fears the WikiLeaks founder could face execution if extradited.

Assange has been staying in Ecuador's embassy in London for nearly six weeks as he awaits a decision on his asylum request by the leftist government of Rafael Correa.