This is just now breaking on Twitter, that Julian Assange says he will indeed stand by his offer to be extradited to the US as Bradley Manning’s sentence has been commuted:
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange 'ready to go to US' ahead of Chelsea Manning release https://t.co/kV3dEc38jU
— Sky News (@SkyNews) January 19, 2017
BREAKING: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stands by offer to go to USA now Chelsea Manning is being released.
— Birmingham Updates (@BhamUpdates) January 19, 2017
BREAKING: PA reports WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stands by his offer to go to the USA now that
Chelsea Manning is being released
— Oliver Duggan (@OliDuggan) January 19, 2017
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) January 19, 2017
It was reported yesterday that Assange wasn’t going to stand by his offer, but I guess he’s had a change of heart?
We’ll update more if anything else develops…