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.
Among the more than 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s relayed by WikiLeaks Monday are reportedly cables indicating that Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for a failed arms deal between Sweden and India, before he became India’s prime minister.
Read more Cables link Rajiv Gandhi to Swedish arms deal
One of the two women accusing Julian Assange of sex crimes has asked for a new lawyer. Until now both women have been represented by Claes Borgström, but now tabloid Expressen reports that one of the women has asked the court for a new representative.
Read more New lawyer in Assange case
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt passed on secret government negotiations to the United States in the 1970s, reports tabloid Aftonbladet. The paper quotes a US diplomatic cable from Wikileaks, writing that Bildt passed on details of talks between the three centre-right political parties that went on to form a government in 1976.
Aftonbladet adds that the information was then passed on to the Central Intelligence Agency.
Read more Foreign minister accused of leaking secrets to US
Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's claim that Sweden's case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States is pure "fantasy," reports news agency AFP.
Carr also told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation late Monday that Assange would be safer in Sweden than in Britain, where he has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition to Stockholm to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.
Read more Assange US extradition fears a "fantasy"
The Pirate Party has reported Swedish banks to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for their role in the financial blockade against the whistleblowing website Wikileaks, according to newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The Party wants the authority to investigate whether the banks have been acting in accordance with the law.
Read more Pirate Party questions banks on Wikileaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from a chronic lung condition that may worsen any minute, the Ecuadorian ambassador to London told journalists in Quito, Ecuador, on Wednesday.
Read more Ambassador: "Julian Assange is chronically ill"
Hackers who say they support Julian Assange broke into the computer systems of Swedish hospitals, and were able to see patient records for the last two decades. Swedish media are describing the attack as coming from the loose network of activists who use the label "Anonymous".
Read more Pro-Assange hackers saw secret hospital records
A British judge has ordered supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to pay nearly 100,000 pounds they had promised for his bail.
In June the 41 year old Assange, who is supposed to be extradited to Sweden for questioning about sexual assault charges, violated the conditions for his bail, and sought refuge at Ecuador’s embassy in London.
Read more Supporters to pay after Assange skipped bail
Several internet sites were down at various Swedish authorities Friday afternoon as the promised cyber attacks from people claiming to be members of hacktivist network Anonymous seemingly got underway.
Read more More Internet sites down in Sweden
The international hacker network, Anonymous, has threatened to increase attacks on Swedish internet sites on Friday.
In the last 24 hours Sweden’s central bank and the national social affairs ministry have been targeted, reports Swedish Radio News.
A video message posted online claiming to be from the Anonymous group has confirmed that the attacks are in revenge for Sweden’s arrest order against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, as well as for the police raid on PRQ, an internet provider in Stockholm.
Read more Cyber attacks 'worse than military threat'
The international hacker movement, Anonymous, has threatened more internet attacks on Swedish interests in response to police raids on the internet provider PRQ.
“Swedish authorities, you know what we are capable of and what we want. It’s your choice,” said a masked spokesperson, claiming to speak for the group in a YouTube video posted online.
It is still unclear who was responsible for computer virus attacks on Swedish banks, railways, media organizations and the armed forces on Monday, reports news agency TT.
Read more “Anonymous” threatens more net attacks
The Swedish branch of the human rights organization Amnesty International differs in opinion from its parent organization on the matter of Wikileaks frontman, Julian Assange, who has been ordered to come to Sweden for questioning over alleged sex crimes.
Read more Swedish Amnesty differs with its parent organization on Assange
On Julian Assange's 100th day in the London Ecuadorian embassy, Amnesty International has urged Sweden to guarantee that the Wikileaks frontman will not be extradited to the USA.
Read more Amnesty International calls on Sweden to guarantee Assange's safety from USA extradition
Ecuador's foreign minister has suggested that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be moved to the Ecuadorian embassy in Stockholm to face questions by Swedish prosecutors.
Read more Ecuador: Move Assange to Stockholm embassy?
Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped into the controversy surrounding WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his extradition order to Sweden on sex crime allegations, reports news agency AP.
Putin said Thursday that the case appeared "political," and accused Britain of double standards over the independence of its judicial system.
Read more Putin claims Assange case is "political"