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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 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 »

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 »

What to Know About Julian Assange's Legal Status - TIME

The rape investigation into Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been dropped by Sweden's director of public prosecutions, seven years after the lengthy legal standoff began. But that doesn't mean Assange will be able to walk out of the Ecuadorean ...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 »

Swedish prosecutors are dropping their investigation into Julian Assange — but he's not a free man yet - Business Insider

Swedish prosecutors are dropping their investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over rape allegations. Assange has been sheltering in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition. But he will still be arrested if he ...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 »

Julian Assange to Remain in Ecuadorian Embassy to Avoid US Extradition - Newsweek

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to remain at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London until the U.K. clarifies whether it has received an extradition request from the U.S., a member of his legal team tells Newsweek. Prosecutors in Sweden dropped a ...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 »

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - Deutsche Welle

Julian Assange addressed reporters from the balcony of the Ecuadoran embassy Friday after Sweden dropped its investigation into rape allegations. The 45-year-old has been holed up in the embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. He ...and more »