BREAKING: Sweden Drops Their Case Against Julian Assange

Friday, Swedish prosecutors said that they will drop an investigation into an allegation of rape against Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks.

This is the end of a now 7-year legal battle.

Fox News reports:

Assange took refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London in 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden to answer questions about sex-crime allegations from two women. He has been there ever since, fearing that if he is arrested he might ultimately be extradited to the United States.

Friday’s announcement means Assange is no longer under any investigation in Sweden. British police said before the announcement that Assange is still wanted in Britain for jumping bail. It is not clear if that may change now that the investigation has been dropped.

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