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- The decision now rests with interior minister Priti Patel, although Assange's lawyers may still appeal to the High Court if she approves the extradition.
Julian Assange is wanted by U.S. authorities to face trial on 18 counts relating to WikiLeaks' release of vast troves of confidential U.S. military records and diplomatic cables.
- Assange collaborated with a crypto artist known as Pak to sell a collection of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) called Censored in an online auction from February 7-9 to raise funds to support his case.
The British court, however, refused Assange permission for a direct appeal, meaning the Supreme Court will have to decide whether or not it should hear his challenge.
- The appellate court ruling handed down Friday is likely to be appealed.