Following President Obama's decision to grant whistleblower Chelsea Manning early release, WikiLeaks-founder Julian Assange is hoping the US will close its investigation into his website's release of thousands of secret diplomatic cables and other classified information.
Follow Radio Sweden's coverage of Sweden and Wikileaks, from the accusations that founder Julian Assange was guilty of rape and sexual harassment in this country, to news based on revelations on the site about Sweden, to its hosting on Swedish servers.
- After Chelsea Manning’s release.
- Began Monday.
Swedish prosecutors have concluded their questioning of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation.
- At Ecuadorian embassy.
More than six years after he was accused of rape in Sweden, Julian Assange faced questions from a Swedish prosecutor at the Ecuador embassy in London, Monday.
- Interview in London.
Julian Assange will be questioned at Ecuador's London embassy on Oct.17, the Swedish Prosecution Authority announced on Wednesday.
- Ready to interview suspect in London embassy.
The Swedish prosecutors in the Assange case held a press conference in Stockholm on Wednesday to answer questions, as Sweden's flagship investigative programme Uppdrag Granskning promises to reveal more details of the case tonight.
- Sex crime allegations from 2010.
An investigative TV programme will tonight say Sweden's prosecutors missed their chance to question Julian Assange in Sweden, and that he could be extradited to the USA. The Swedish prosecutor in the Assange case will hold a press conference at 2pm Swedish time.
- Allegations from 2010.
Swedish prosecutors will be allowed access to Ecuador’s embassy in London to interview Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been there since 2012.
British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond dismissed the UN report that stated Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" in Ecuador's embassy in London.
- United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.
A United Nations panel said on Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Sweden and the UK during his three-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
- "Arbitrary detention" claims.
A United Nations panel investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's alleged "unlawful detention" has ruled in his favor, the BBC reports, though the panel's report is not due to be made public until tomorrow. The Swedish foreign ministry also confirmed this information for news agency TT.
- Latest in back-and-forth between Sweden and Ecuador.
Ecuador's authorities have proposed to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, themselves, on behalf of the Swedish prosecutor, and has asked for a list of the questions that the Swedish prosecutor wants to pose.
- Ecuadorean embassy in London.
British police officers have been removed from the Ecuadorean Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sought refuge since June 2012.
- Can be questioned next year.
Sweden may soon have a legal agreement with Ecuador that makes it possible for a Swedish prosecutor to cross-examine rape suspect and Wikileaks-founder Julian Assange.