Ali Sherif al Emadi has been minister of finance in Qatar since 2013 and sits on the board of its powerful $300 billion sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority. He is also chairman of the board of directors of Qatar National Bank.
The appeal came more than eight months after a high court found Najib guilty of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering, making him the first Malaysian leader to be convicted.
Assange has been detained at London’s high-security Belmarsh Prison since April 2019, when he was arrested for skipping bail during a separate legal battle seven years earlier.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process begins in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case.
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