STOCKHOLM: The alleged rape investigation though-provokingWikiLeaksfounderJulian Assange, who is for the time being in jail in Britain, has been discontinued, a Swedish prosecutor acknowledged Tuesday.
“I are making an strive to uncover about my resolution to complete the preliminary investigation,” deputy chief prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson suggested a news convention.
Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief, acknowledged in a tweet that the point of interest must now budge onto the “threat” that Assange has been “warning about for years: the belligerent prosecution of the United States and the threat it poses to the First Amendment.”
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Tuesday’s resolution follows a ruling in June by a Swedish court that Assange mustn’t be detained.
Two months earlier, Assange become as soon as evicted from the Ecuador Embassy in London where he had been holed up since 2012. He become as soon as with out prolong arrested and is for the time being serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for leaping bail in 2012.
He is also combating extradition to the US, which accuses him of publishing secret documents.