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    Families protest against extradition in the UK

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Four families of men who are set to be extradited from the UK to the US have protested outside Downing Street, claiming the men's right to a fair trail in their own country is being denied and the UK is treating them as enemies of the state. The argument put forward by these families is an argument highlighted by the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on sex charges he denies. His supporters say extradition to Sweden would be just the first step in Assange being handed over to the US because he has embarrassed the US government by leaking sensitive information. The protesters presented a petition to 10 Downing Street. The British government is already in talks with the US with a view of reviewing the treaty. Al Jazeera's Harry Smith reports from London.