U.S. appeal to extradite Julian Assange upheld by UK High Court and other stories

Today we look at the UK High Court ruling allowing Julian Assange’s extradition to the US, the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Nicaragua, and more

December 10, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at a ruling by the UK High Court overturning a lower court decision which blocked the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S.; the establishment of formal diplomatic ties between China and Nicaragua after the Ortega government derecognized Taiwan; the ongoing strike for better wages and labour protections by student workers at Columbia University in the U.S.; and the worsening hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought and economic collapse.