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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-21-10 09:32 AM
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WikiRape? How convenient.
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WikiLeaks founder accused of rape, molestation in Sweden
By the CNN Wire Staff
August 21, 2010 9:55 a.m. EDT

Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) -- The founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is wanted in Sweden after accusations of rape and molestation, a spokeswoman for the Swedish prosecutor's office told CNN Saturday.

Spokeswoman Karin Rosander said Assange was arrested in absentia Friday night, and faces charges in relation to two separate instances, but she didn't have more detail about when the alleged crimes occurred or who the alleged victims are.

Assange denied the allegations in a posting Saturday on the WikiLeaks Twitter page, saying, "The charges are without basis and their issue at this moment is deeply disturbing."

A rape charge carries a possible prison sentence, while a molestation charge would not, Rosander said. In Sweden, a crime of molestation is not limited to child victims.

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How much are you believing this?

I am caused to think immediately of Scott Ritter.
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  -WikiRape? How convenient. Stinky The Clown  Aug-21-10 09:32 AM   #0 
  - Standard spin, Targeted justice  RandomThoughts   Aug-21-10 09:36 AM   #1 
  - "So what is the point of the post?"  Stinky The Clown   Aug-21-10 11:03 AM   #5 
     - No problem, by me replying to a pointless post.  RandomThoughts   Aug-22-10 06:47 PM   #24 
  - Deny the enemy his terrain. He can not stay  Pavulon   Aug-21-10 09:37 AM   #2 
  - Since the charges were cancelled, sounds like Sweden  suffragette   Aug-21-10 02:04 PM   #19 
  - When first saw this story..  Upton   Aug-21-10 09:40 AM   #3 
  - hmmmmm wonder which government might be instigating this? nt  msongs   Aug-21-10 09:41 AM   #4 
  - Stinky, please stop reading my mind. K&R  Richard Steele   Aug-21-10 11:04 AM   #6 
  - several DUers who were licking their chops over this story  jonnyblitz   Aug-21-10 11:05 AM   #7 
  - Those DUers are willing lapdogs.  Forkboy   Aug-21-10 11:20 AM   #13 
  - Michael Corleone wants to "get something" on this uncooperative Nevada senator,  DailyGrind51   Aug-21-10 11:10 AM   #8 
  - Those were (fictional) interesting times that refected (real) interesting times that continue today.  Stinky The Clown   Aug-21-10 01:53 PM   #17 
     - Classic silencing tactic, framing someone with either "a dead hooker or a live boy"!  DailyGrind51   Aug-21-10 01:56 PM   #18 
  - The warrant has already been rescinded  pschoeb   Aug-21-10 11:14 AM   #9 
  - charges isn't that special....  spanone   Aug-21-10 11:14 AM   #10 
  - When I saw it earlier this morning  butterfly77   Aug-21-10 11:16 AM   #11 
  - I just saw a breaking announcement from MSNBC a few moments ago...  Subdivisions   Aug-21-10 11:18 AM   #12 
  - Already tossed by the Swedes.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-21-10 11:21 AM   #14 
  - This is a setup.  Odin2005   Aug-21-10 11:22 AM   #15 
  - I call total bullshit...  CoffeeCat   Aug-21-10 11:31 AM   #16 
  - The Swedish prosecutor has done the same call of bullshit  Stinky The Clown   Aug-21-10 05:40 PM   #20 
     - The funny thing is, there's no age limit on molestation in Sweden!  LAGC   Aug-21-10 07:40 PM   #21 
  - If you recall, the Scott Ritter case turned out to be true  SoCalDem   Aug-21-10 08:24 PM   #22 
  - That's exactly what they WANT you to think!  LAGC   Aug-21-10 09:19 PM   #23 
  - I thought the trial was pending. n/t  daleo   Aug-22-10 08:38 PM   #25 
  - Is there any evidence that Americans might have fueled this?  derby378   Aug-22-10 08:41 PM   #26 
     - I'm unaware of any such evidence  Stinky The Clown   Aug-22-10 08:55 PM   #27 

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