Julian Assange on Wednesday released his account of the events that led to him being accused of rape in Sweden in 2010, earning the ire of the lawyer for his accuser, who said he was “violating” her client in the media.
From the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he remains confined, the WikiLeaks founder leaked the testimony he gave in November to Swedish prosecutors.
In it, he declares he did not have sex with the woman as she slept — the centre of the accusations against him.
Swedish prosecutors are yet to charge Assange with a crime, and his testimony forms part of a preliminary investigation. Read more…