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More Unanswered Questions on Assange

WikiLeaks' Editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson (centre R) and barrister Jennifer Robinson (centre L) arrive to address the media outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on April 11, 2019, after British police ... WikiLeaks' Editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson (centre R) and barrister Jennifer Robinson (centre L) arrive to address the media outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on April 11, 2019, after British police arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange earlier today. - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's nearly seven-year stay at Ecuador's embassy in London came to an abrupt end on Thursday when police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum. Assange has been living at the embassy in London's plush Knightsbridge district since 2012 when he sought refuge there after being accused of sexual assault in Sweden -- allegations that have since been dropped. (Photo by Niklas HALLE'N / AFP) (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 11, 2019 12:12 pm

A few more points about Assange.

First, Assange’s lawyer in the U.S., Barry Pollack, now says “the factual allegations against Mr. Assange boil down to encouraging a source to provide him information and taking efforts to protect the identity of that source.” That’s clearly false.

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