WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Photo: Reuters

‘New questioning required’: Sweden to reopen rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

  • The state prosecutor said the country would continue a preliminary investigation that was dropped in 2017 after he took refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London
  • Assange’s Swedish lawyer said he was ‘surprised’ by the move, and WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief said the development gave Assange a chance to ‘prove his innocence’
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Protesters demonstrate at the entrance of Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Photo: AP Photo

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he does not want to be extradited to the United States to face hacking charge

  • Assange was earlier sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court for skipping bail when he holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy for seven years
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