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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

11 November, 2019 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition. Although the prosecutor’s decision can be appealed, it probably closes the case, which was launched in … Read More

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears in London court

10 October, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the United States to face spying charges. Assange, dressed in a navy suit and light blue jumper, raised his fist to supporters in the public gallery. He was cleanly shaven in … Read More

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Assange arrested in London after seven years in Ecuador embassy, US seeks e...

04 April, 2019 7:07 pm 7:07 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum, paving the way for his extradition to the United States. The United States alleged Assange engaged in a 2010 conspiracy with Chelsea Manning, who … Read More

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

04 April, 2019 3:46 pm 3:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012. “Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador,” police said. … Read More