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February 1, 2012
Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange await his arrival at the Supreme Court in central London in the latest stage of his lengthy battle against extradition to Sweden to face rape allegations. The case will be considered by seven judges, rather than the usual five. The Supreme Court usually takes about 10 weeks to deliver a judgement but the parties have requested that this case be sped up.