Sweden Reopens Rape Probe Against Assange

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Updated May 13, 2019
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange/ AFP


Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

“I have today decided to reopen the investigation … There is still probable cause to suspect that Mr Assange committed rape,” the deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, told reporters.