Assange very much alive! ‘Sex was consensual’: WikiLeaks’ Assange reveals ‘denial of rape’ claims given to Swedish prosecutor

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    Is Julian Assange alive? Have the FBI
    infiltrated WikiLeaks? They are the two questions trending on the web since the
    release of the Podesta emails, Assange’s silence since early November have
    ramped up the speculation with many fearing the WikiLeaks founder dead.
    However a Tweet allegedly from Julian
    Assange this morning claiming he is innocent of rape accusations by the Swedish
    government would suggest he is very much alive.
    RT reports: WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange
    has released his full testimony to Swedish prosecutors for the first time,
    saying he is ‘entirely innocent’ regarding sexual assault claims. He has spent
    four years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid arrest.

    It is the first time he has gone public
    with his version of events surrounding the rape allegation for which he was
    first arrested in 2010.

    His statement includes detailed accounts of
    what he calls “consensual and enjoyable” sex with a woman known as ‘SW,’ which
    he says occurred four or five times.
    Assange says text messages between him and
    SW prove the sex was consensual.
    In his 19-page statement, Assange says he
    has been subjected to “six years of unlawful, politicized detention without
    charge.”
    He says he has been subjected to “cruel,
    inhumane and degrading treatment” and denied effective legal representation in
    the process.
    “I want people to know the truth about how
    abusive this process has been,” he said.
    “Furthermore, in the past the prosecution
    has fed partial information to tabloids that politically oppose me.
    “It is better that my statement, which I am
    happy with, and which it makes it obvious to all that I am innocent, sees the
    light in full.”
    Assange is accused of initiating sex with
    SW while she was asleep. Under Swedish law, this constitutes rape. Assange says
    he has a text message sent by SW showing this did not happen.
    The text messages include:
    On August 14, 2010, SW wrote to a friend:
    “I want him, I want him.”
    On August 17, she wrote to a friend that
    the pair had long foreplay, but nothing happened. She later wrote that after
    sex had occurred, that it “turned out alright” other than the pregnancy and STD
    risk.
    On August 20, SW, while at the police
    station, wrote that she “did not want to put any charges on Julian Assange,”
    but that the police were “keen on getting their hands on him.”
    On August 21, she wrote that she “did not
    want to accuse” Assange “for anything. And that it was the “police who made by
    the charges.”In his statement, Assange says his interview process with police
    in November was “simply a ruse to tick a box to ensure the technical
    possibility to indict me, irrespective of how I answer any questions.”

    He says he tried to give a statement to
    Swedish prosecutors for six years via various means, including in Sweden before
    he left, in London via video link or in an embassy, or back in Sweden if he was
    given a guarantee he would not be extradited to the US, where he fears
    prosecution on an espionage-related charge.



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