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.
- 18 augusti kl 15:08
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told reporters at a press conference in London this morning that he would "soon" be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy, his home for more than two years. But the controversial Australian web activist gave no details as to how, when, or why he might leave. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.Rumored to have medical problems; offered few details.
During a Monday morning press conference at the Ecuadorian embassy, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he would leave the emabssy "soon" but gave scant details on his statement. Assange said his health has suffered during his more than 2-year stay at the embassy.
- 17 juli kl 16:25
Assange defence team confident of Appeals Court win
The Swedish defence lawyer for Julian Assange says to Radio Sweden his client is prepared to fight all the way, and they are confident of a good result in the Appeals Court. Reporter: Nathalie Rothschild.Denied by District Court.
The Swedish defence lawyer for Julian Assange says to Radio Sweden his client is prepared to fight all the way, and they are confident of a good result in the Appeal Court.
- 16 juli kl 19:43
Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant
The Stockholm district court held a public hearing this afternoon to determine if an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault should be dropped. Assange has spent the past two years holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden."We will appeal."
The Stockholm District Court decided on Wednesday to uphold the arrest warrant against Julian Assange.
- 24 juni kl 16:16
Julian Assange's legal team seek to scrap his arrest warrant
The Wikileaks founder marked the second anniversary of his stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Today, his Swedish lawyers filed a petition at the Stockholm District Court to drop his case. Julian Assange is wanted for questioning here over alleged sex crimes from 2010 but says coming to Sweden would be mean almost certain extradition to the United States. Reporter: Dave Russell.Two years spent at Ecuadorian embassy.
The Swedish legal team of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought to have his arrest warrant dropped, submitting a petition to the Stockholm District Court on Tuesday.
- 20 juni kl 06:37
Julian Assange irriterad på svenska rättssystemet
Wikileaksgrundaren Julian Assange säger i en intervju med Ekot att han tror att han kommer att ha svårt att lita på det svenska rättssystemet även om hans advokater skulle rekommendera honom att åka till Sverige. I går var det två år sedan Assange tog skydd på Ecuadors ambassad i London för att inte bli utlämnad till USA eller Sverige där han är häktad i sin frånvaro för misstankar om sexbrott. Reporter: Claes Aronsson, London.Says Swedish prosecutor fears losing face.
In an interview with Swedish Radio News Julian Assange says he does not think he would be fairly treated by the Swedish legal system.
- Wanted for alleged sex crimes.
Julian Assange's lawyers are to make a new attempt to get the custody order on their client lifted, so he can leave the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been staying for the last two years.
- (6:02 min)27 mars kl 16:04
MEP says Sweden should try Assange in his absence
A European politician is visiting Stockholm to say she can help Sweden move forward with the case against Julian Assange. Reporter: Loukas Christodoulou.MEP defends whistleblower.
A European politician met with Swedish lawmakers and held a press conference in Stockholm Thursday with the hope of convincing Sweden of moving forward with the Julian Assange case.
The Liberal Party's judicial spokesperson Johan Pehrson wants Swedish prosecutors to take another look at the investigation into the case against Julian Assange, Swedish Television SVT reports.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he would file a complaint Tuesday with the Swedish police, ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Stockholm. The complaint is about three laptops that were reportedly seized by airport authorities as he flew to Germany.
A loophole in British law could let Wikileaks founder Julian Assange get out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he is currently staying to avoid extradition to Sweden. He is wanted here for questioning and possible prosecution for sex crimes.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has set up a political party that will contest senatorial elections in Australia this autumn.
Swedish security against IT attacks is being tightened, as Wednesday will mark one year since Julian Assange stepped into the Ecuadorian embassy in London asking for asylum. The Wikileaks founder had just lost a court hearing about his requested extradition to Sweden for questioning over sex assault allegations.
Anders Ahlqvist, an IT expert at the Swedish police, says “We know that every time there is an occasion like this, even if it’s only an anniversary, there’s a heightened risk.”
The British Foreign Office says talks between Britain and Ecuador ended Monday with no progress on the impasse over the fate of Julian Assange.
The Wikileaks founder has been holed up inside Ecuador’s embassy in London for almost a year, trying to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning about sex assault charges.