Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

Swedish prosecutors have decided to drop a years-long investigation into an alleged rape committed by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The prosecutors office announced the decision on Friday. “Chief Prosecutor Marianne Ny has today decided to discontinue the preliminary investigation regarding suspected rape concerning Julian Assange," the prosecutors office said in a statement, as reported by Reuters. Assange fled Sweden in 2012 and has been living at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid extradition ever since. Swedish authorities have sought to interrogate him on allegations of sexual assault brought by two women. The 45-year-old Australian national has denied the allegations and dismissed them as a pretense for extraditing... Continue reading…

Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

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Swedish prosecutors have decided to drop a years-long investigation into an alleged rape committed by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The prosecutors office announced the decision ...

Fri 19 May 17 from The Verge

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