City Views | Is the Uk handling the assange affair well?

 
Michael Bow
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DAOUD AOUANE
AMLIN

The UK may have been more aggressive than it would have been due to pressure from the US, but as a member of the EU there are obligations to Sweden. Threatening to storm an embassy seems a tad extreme.

SEAN MCGUINESS
DLA PIPER

The sanctity of an embassy shouldn’t be breached. We could have been more proactive in investigating the case against him and ensuring the trial is fair.

JUSTIN KING
GUIDE PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The UK is potentially putting itself in a precarious position in its handing of the extradition affair. It sets a dangerous precedent and has international implications that the UK needs to consider.

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