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Sweden drops rape case that sent Assange into hiding

A Swedish prosecutor has dropped a rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition.

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Opinion

Journalism's ethical Assange dilemma

Julian Assange is not a journalist and embracing him and Wikileaks in the name of press freedom risks inviting more regulation upon reporters and the news media, argues Kathy Kiely and Laurel Jeff.