Friday, May 19, 2017

Sweden just dropped the Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden’s Director of Public Prosecutions has announced it has dropped the investigation into Julian Assange’s rape charges, which have dogged the Australian-born Wikileaks founder since 2010. Assange was initially charged with two separate allegations — rape and molestation. The charge of molestation was dropped in 2015, due to prosecutors running out of time to question him. Moments ago, a triumphant WikiLeaks tweeted: BREAKING: Sweden has dropped its case against Julian Assange and will revoke its arrest warrant Background: — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 19, 2017 Over fears Sweden would extradite Assange to the United States, the Australian-born Wikileaks founder has…

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