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Isn’t This Lovely, Julian Assange Can Go To Sweden Now

by | 27th, November 2013

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I THINK we all recall that Julian Assange is holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, yes? Well, there’s excellent news about his case, he’ll soon be able to leave that and go off to Sweden to defend his name and his honour against the disgusting and scurrilous rape charges there.

To delve a little into history. Assange was and is the head of Wiklileaks, as we know. And they published a stash of US diplomatic papers that the US was really not happy about having published. So, Assange thought that they might be out to get him. Which they might well have been of course.

Then, after a trip to Sweden there were a couple of complaints about his sexual propriety while there. Actually, a bit more than that, an accusation of rape. At which point the Swedes, being pretty keen on prosecuting crimes like rape, served an extradition warrant for the UK to send Assange to them to be tried. It is a little more complicated than this but not much. Assange claimed that if he was shipped off to Sweden then he’d end up being handed over to the Americans. Which

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