MyFox New York
November 18, 2010
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A Swedish prosecutor said Thursday she had requested the arrest of Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblower website WikiLeaks, to face charges of rape and sexual molestation.
“I request the District Court of Stockholm to detain Mr. Assange in his absence, suspected of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion,” Swedish director of prosecutions Marianne Ny said in a statement in English.
“The reason for my request is that we need to interrogate him. So far, we have not been able to meet with him to accomplish the interrogation,” she said.