Update: Rape charges have been dropped against Julian Assange and arrest warrant withdrawn in Sweden, rape suspicions “unfounded”.
Julian Assange, the founder of the website WikiLeaks is wanted in Sweden to face a rape charge, Assange has denied the allegations saying:
“Why these accusations are popping up right now is an interesting question. I have not been contacted by police. These allegations are false,”
21 Aug 2010 at 12:00pm
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, whose whistle-blowing website caused uproar last month with a leak of secret U.S. military files on Afghanistan, has been charged in Sweden with rape and molestation, the National Prosecutor’s Office said on Saturday.
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