Tag: Julian Assange

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange prepares to speak from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy where he continues to seek asylum following an extradition request from Sweden in 2012, on February 5, 2016 in London, England. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has insisted that Mr Assange's detention should be brought to an end. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Swedish Prosecutors to Decide on Lifting Assange Warrant

STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Swedish prosecutors investigating rape accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must decide on Friday if they will lift a Europe-wide arrest warrant against him in a seven-year-old case. The 45-year-old Australian denies the 2010 allegations which he

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, pictured on February 5, 2016 on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy

Assange Demands Sweden Drop Arrest Warrant

STOCKHOLM (AFP) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a new motion in Sweden Wednesday calling for a European arrest warrant over rape allegations to be dropped, after the United States said it was seeking to arrest him, his lawyer said.