Sweden just dropped the Julian Assange rape investigation

  • Posted by admin on May 19, 2017

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. In a statement, the prosecutor’s office said, “Chief Prosecutor Marianne Ny has today decided to discontinue the preliminary investigation regarding suspected rape concerning Julian Assange.” The Swedish prosecutor has also withdrawn the arrest warrant for Assange. Moments ago, a triumphant WikiLeaks tweeted: BREAKING: Sweden…

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