WikiLeaks Founder Lands on Wanted Lists Around the World
Posted on Nov 30, 2010
WikiLeaks honcho Julian Assange probably didn’t reckon that he could royally tick off so many key players from various global power centers with his site’s revelatory antics and emerge unscathed, and by Tuesday it was clear that repercussions were coming his way from multiple directions. Take Interpol, for example. —KA
The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, is tonight facing growing legal problems around the world, with the US announcing that it was investigating whether he had violated its espionage laws.
Assange’s details were also added to Interpol’s worldwide wanted list. Dated 30 November, the entry reads: “sex crimes” and says the warrant has been issued by the international public prosecution office in Gothenburg, Sweden. “If you have any information contact your national or local police.” It reads: “Wanted: Assange, Julian Paul,” and gives his birthplace as Townsville, Australia.
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WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is keeping a low profile after his site’s latest adventures in international diplomacy.