Wikileaks founder facing arrest over 'rape' claim

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London, Aug. 21 (ANI): The founder of the Wikileaks website, Julian Assange, is reportedly facing a warrant for his arrest over an accusation of rape. Julian Assange is wanted for two different issues, one of them is that he's suspected of rape in Sweden," said Karin Rosander, director of communications at the Swedish prosecutor's office.

However, according to The Telegraph, Rosander was unable to say what the other accusation was, or whether the warrant was international.

During his visit to Sweden, Assange held a press conference where he announced that his whistleblower website was intending to publish further secret military documents on the war in Afghanistan.

The website has already published thousands of pages of intelligence information, infuriating the US government, which claims the disclosures may have compromised military security and put informants' lives in danger.

Supporters of Assange believe he is a victim of a smear campaign to discredit him. (ANI)

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