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Naomi Wolf slams feminists’ response to the Assange rape prosecution

Author and activist Naomi Wolf, whose sarcastic and prescriptive criticisms of the rape allegations against and prosecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange caused quite a stir in the feminist community in the last year, continued to vociferously defend her statements about rape, consensual sex and the need to reform rape…

Australia pressured to act on Assange extradition

Lawyers and the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday ramped up pressure on the Australian government to intervene over his extradition to Sweden, saying he will not get a fair trial. Assange, who is Australian, on Wednesday lost a bitter legal battle to block his being sent from…

Assange awaits London court ruling on extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange finds out on Wednesday whether he will be forced to leave Britain in order to face questioning over rape allegations in Sweden. The High Court in London is set to announce at 0945 GMT whether the 40-year-old Australian, whose whistleblowing website has enraged governments around the…

Swedish prosecutor seeks arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

A Swedish prosecutor on Thursday requested that Julian Assange, the founder of whistle blowing website WikiLeaks, be detained over rape allegations, a charge he strongly denies. The prosecutor’s office began an investigation into allegations of rape against Assange, an Australian citizen, in September. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement…

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