Swedish prosecutors to announce decision on Julian Assange rape case next week
Friday, 10 May 2019 () Swedish prosecutors will announce next week whether they will reopen an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The deputy director of public prosecutions Eva-Marie Persson is to hold a press conference in Stockholm on Monday to announce her decision on Assange – sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the UK earlier this month for a bail violation. Prosecutors dropped the rape investigation in 2017 because they were unable to proceed while he remained living in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now Assange also faced...
Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek his extradition from Britain, potentially delaying efforts by the United States..
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wants to help put Swedish rape allegations to bed and only fears being extradited to the United States, his Swedish lawyer said... Reuters India Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •Reuters