Julian Assante: Matt Dunham / AP
The Swedish Prosecutor leading the investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the rape case, filed a warrant for his correspondence arrest. On Monday, may 20, according to Reuters.
The Agency notes that the document, in the case of receiving it may be the first step in the process of issuing journalist the UK.
Currently, Assange is serving a prison term for violation of conditions of release on bail. To 50 weeks imprisonment 1 sentenced may court in London.
That Swedish prosecutors will reopen the rape case against the WikiLeaks founder, it became known in mid-April. On the termination of the investigation, she stated in may 2017. It lasted seven years. Assange called the event “an important victory”.
The Australian whistleblower has been accused of raping two women in Sweden after a visit to that country in August 2010. At the same time in Sweden, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Assange. All the charges the man denied.
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