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Assange appears in court in London, continues extradition fight

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears at Belmarsh Magistrates court on January 11 in London, England. Mr Assange is appearing in court today to fight against his extradition to Sweden, where he is sought for questioning over alleged sex crimes.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court, sitting at Woolwich Crown Court in south-east London, on January 11. Assange continues his fight against extradition to Sweden for alleged sexual assault.

msnbc.com staff and news service reports:

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vowed to increase the release of revelations related to secret U.S. diplomatic cables after he appeared in British court Tuesday as part of his fight to avoid extradition to Sweden.

Assange said the website is "stepping up our publishing for matters related to Cablegate and other materials."

New revelations "will shortly be appearing through our newspaper partners around the world, big and small newspapers and some human rights organizations," he told reporters outside a London court.