WikiLeaks founder denies charges

Julian Assange defends himself to a Swedish newspaper, fears Pentagon "dirty tricks"

Topics: WikiLeaks, Afghanistan, Afghanistan War Logs, Iraq, Iraq war, Sex, Sexual abuse,

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dismissed sexual abuse allegations, telling a Swedish newspaper he’s never had sex that wasn’t consensual.

Swedish authorities issued an arrest warrant for Assange on rape suspicions this weekend but quickly withdrew it. The Australian remains under suspicion of a lesser crime of molestation.

Aftonbladet quoted Assange as saying he hasn’t had sex with anyone in a way that wasn’t consensual.

He said the allegations had damaged the whistleblower site because WikiLeaks’ enemies will keep trumpeting things even after they have been denied.”

Assange said he doesn’t know what’s behind the accusations “but we have been warned that for example the Pentagon plans to use dirty tricks to spoil things for us.”

More Related Stories

Featured Slide Shows

  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • 1 of 9
  • Close
  • Fullscreen
  • Thumbnails
    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

    Tiny House Living

    Tiny Houses

  • Recent Slide Shows

Comments

0 Comments

Comment Preview

Your name will appear as username ( settings | log out )

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href=""> <b> <em> <strong> <i> <blockquote>