(LONDON) -- Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, has lost his bid to prevent being extradited to Sweden, where he is accused of committing sex crimes.
Judges at London's High Court ruled on Wednesday that the 40-year-old should leave the United Kingdom to be questioned over the allegations. His lawyers say they will appeal to the Supreme Court.
Assange is accused of sexually assaulting two women in Sweden in August of 2010. He faces one count of rape, one count of unlawful coercion and two counts of sexual molestation.
He has denied the allegations and insists the sex with both women was consensual.
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