Following allegations of rape a couple of months ago, Swedish prosecutors yesterday announced they wish to have Wikileaks founder Julian Assange returned to Sweden for questioning.
on 11/20/2010 – Made popular on 11/20/2010
The Keystone Cops nature of what increasingly looks like an international smear campaign against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is nothing short of amazing. After weeks of media reports claiming that Mr Assange is wanted in Sweden for alleged rape, in fact no such thing is true - he's wanted for allegedly having consensual sex with two women but without a condom.
OPINION Rape is a heinous crime and if Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is proven guilty then he should do serious time in a Swedish prison. That said, it must be asked when was the last time a person was made Interpol's most wanted criminal for alleged non-consensual sex - or are there other factors at play?
Featured | Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceNearly two months after he took refuge in its London embassy, Ecuador is reported to have agreed to grant the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum.
With Julian Assange facing charges of rape and the Wikileaks site under attack, it’s not surprising that the coverage has missed something significant. Information privacy is fast becoming a thing of the past.
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Written by: David Heath | Published in: RegulationIn his first public address since entering the Ecuadorean embassy in London, Julian Assange demands that the US ends the witch hunt against Wikileaks and that Bradley Manning be released.
TorrentFreak: "During his visit to the the Swedish capital Stockholm, Wikileaks spokesman Julian Assange struck a deal with the local Pirate Party. The Party, which participates in the national elections next month, will host several new Wikileaks servers to protect the freedom of the press and help the whistleblower site to carry out its operation."