Julian Assange says he is “entirely innocent” of rape in his testimony to Swedish prosecutors, which he has published online.
In a 19-page statement he gave in a landmark interview to Swedish investigators, the WikiLeaks editor-in-chief also said he had been subjected to “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment”.
The 45-year-old computer programmer has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for four years to avoid arrest.
“I want people to know the truth about how abusive this process has been,” said the Australian journalist.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 7, 2016