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Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Daunting - New York Times

LONDON — When Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, jumped bail and sought asylum in Ecuador's embassy five years ago to avoid a Swedish rape investigation, he was considered by many a hero of transparency, internet freedom and resistance to the ...and more »

Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation - BBC News

Sweden has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Top prosecutor Marianne Ny said his arrest warrant was being revoked as it was impossible to serve him notice. Mr Assange, 45, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy ...and more »

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange — But He's Not In The Clear - NPR

Updated at 12:30 p.m. ET. Swedish prosecutors have announced they are dropping the country's rape investigation of Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks founder, who has long denied the allegation, has been holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since ...and more »

Sweden Withdraws Arrest Warrant for Julian Assange, but He Still Faces Serious Legal Jeopardy - The Intercept

Swedish prosecutors announced this morning that they were terminating their 7-year-old sex crimes investigation into Julian Assange and withdrawing their August 20, 2010, arrest warrant for him. The chief prosecutor, Marianne Ny, said at a news ...and more »

Julian Assange: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Into WikiLeaks Founder - NBCNews.com

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange declared victory Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped their seven-year rape investigation without charging him with a crime. But because he is still wanted by British police for failing to appear in court, Assange's ...and more »

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation - KBZK Bozeman News

Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday. Assange, who has always denied wrongdoing, has been holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since ...and more »

Julian Assange Rape Investigation Dropped by Swedish Prosecutors Over Technicality - Gizmodo

Swedish prosecutors just announced that they are dropping the rape investigation against Julian Assange, the cofounder of Wikileaks. But it's not yet clear if Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London anytime soon. “Director of Public ...and more »

Sweden Drops Assange's Rape Case—But He's Not Walking Free - WIRED

For seven years, the specter of sex crime accusations have loomed over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Fighting extradition to Sweden kept him under house arrest in England, and then asylum in London's Ecuadorean Embassy. Now Swedish authorities have ...and more »

US in 'cat and mouse game' with Julian Assange - The Durango Herald

Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Friday. Sweden's top prosecutor says she is dropping an investigation into a rape claim against the WikiLeaks founder after almost seven years. Frank Augstein/Associated Press ...and more »

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation into Julian Assange - RollingStone.com

"Detained for 7 years without charge ... while my children grew up and my name was slandered. I do not forgive or forget," WikiLeaks founder tweets. Swedish prosecutors announced Friday that they have dropped their rape investigation against Julian ...and more »