Sweden just dropped the Julian Assange rape investigation


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. Moments ago, a triumphant WikiLeaks tweeted: BREAKING: Sweden has dropped its case against Julian Assange and will revoke its arrest warrant Background: https://t.co/UHj8QtwrTh — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 19, 2017 Over fears Sweden would extradite Assange to the United States, the Australian-born Wikileaks founder has…

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