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UK: Prosecutor arrives to question Julian Assange at Ecuadorian embassy01:17

UK: Prosecutor arrives to question Julian Assange at Ecuadorian embassy

United Kingdom, London
November 14, 2016 at 10:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren arrived, Monday, to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on allegations of sex crimes in Sweden.

Assange was accused of rape in Sweden over six years ago but it is a charge that he denies. He has lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, after taking refuge in order to avoid extradition to Sweden. Ecuador has granted asylum to Assange.

The activist fears that if he goes to Sweden he could be extradited to the US to stand trial over WikiLeaks' publication of classified US diplomatic cables.

UK: Prosecutor arrives to question Julian Assange at Ecuadorian embassy01:17
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Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren arrived, Monday, to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on allegations of sex crimes in Sweden.

Assange was accused of rape in Sweden over six years ago but it is a charge that he denies. He has lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, after taking refuge in order to avoid extradition to Sweden. Ecuador has granted asylum to Assange.

The activist fears that if he goes to Sweden he could be extradited to the US to stand trial over WikiLeaks' publication of classified US diplomatic cables.

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