UK court grants bail to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
LONDON (AP) - A British judge has granted bail to WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange.
The judge at a London court said Tuesday that Assange must abide
by strict bail conditions as he fights extradition to Sweden in a
The 39-year-old Australian has been held in a London prison for
a week after surrendering to Scotland Yard police to answer a
Swedish arrest warrant.
Assange is wanted for questioning after two women accused him of
sexual misconduct in separate encounters in Sweden over the summer.
Lawyers for Assange say he denies the allegations and will contest
Sweden's attempt to extradite him for questioning.
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