WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called an important victory a decision of the Swedish prosecution to discontinue the investigation on the rape case. The corresponding statement he made on Friday, may 19, from the balcony of Embassy of Ecuador in London, according to Reuters.
While Assange noted that “to the end of the road is still far away” and “the real war is just beginning.” He also said that WikiLeaks will continue to do their publications.
Earlier he wrote on Twitter that he will not forget and will not forgive what happened to him. “Unreasonably detained for seven years until my children grow up, and my name to throw mud,” said he.
On the termination of the investigation against Assange became known earlier, on may 19. However, no claims about the guilt or innocence of WikiLeaks founder in Swedish Prosecutor’s office did not. The investigation lasted seven years.
In Sweden, Assange was accused of rape and sexual harassment. Since June 2012 he is hiding in the Ecuador Embassy in Britain to avoid extradition. The guilt, the WikiLeaks founder denies and fears that if extradited to the Swedish authorities in Stockholm will hand him over to the US where he could face the death penalty for publishing classified information.