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Old 05.04.2019, 21:22
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Hiding 7 years in an embassy. Guess that's one way to waste one's life. I hope he's not planning to go down in history as a hero still?
Not sure under what rock you spent the last seven years, but Assange did not waste them… he published the DNCs emails he was leaked by the Russians to help Trump become president… maybe he will get some favors in return now.
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Old 11.04.2019, 11:58
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47891737
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Old 11.04.2019, 12:37
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Re: Assange should man up and not run

US & UK doing what they do best, subverting justice & truth - this time through rendition in broad daylight when the UN had already ruled his detention arbitrary, a violation of human rights and repeatedly called for him to be able to walk out freely

Dark times
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Old 11.04.2019, 12:55
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US & UK doing what they do best, subverting justice & truth - this time through rendition in broad daylight when the UN had already ruled his detention arbitrary, a violation of human rights and repeatedly called for him to be able to walk out freely

Dark times
Or alternatively: The UK successfully arrests a man accused of rape so he can be bought to justice.

Which I think has a bit of a more positive aspect to it.
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:18
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Or alternatively: The UK successfully arrests a man accused of rape so he can be bought to justice.

Which I think has a bit of a more positive aspect to it.
<<Mr Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped.>>
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:21
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Or alternatively: The UK successfully arrests a man accused of rape so he can be bought to justice.

Which I think has a bit of a more positive aspect to it.
The accusations by Sweden have been dropped in 2017.
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:26
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Or alternatively: The UK successfully arrests a man accused of rape so he can be bought to justice.

Which I think has a bit of a more positive aspect to it.

Alternative truth? Then yes, it will fit very well into the current climate of fake news considering the rape pretense has long been exposed -even dropped by Sweden for years
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:40
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The accusations by Sweden have been dropped in 2017.
yes but the UK want him for skipping bail, that a whole different crime, the fact the original crime was dropped doesn't give him a get out of jail card for committing more crimes
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:46
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Re: Assange should man up and not run

look, this guy isn't some anti establishment hero, he's a scum bag, he used his fame to bed as many women as possible while getting the people who thought they could trust him thrown in prison. he's a user, a self promoter, a rapist (in the swedish definition) not some knight in shining armour trying to right the wrongs in the world.

just read up how he treated the Ecuadorian embassy, and how much he's cost everyone, sorry I hope the americans do get hold of him and throw him inside.
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:50
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a rapist (in the swedish definition)
In his case, un-protected sex.

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Old 11.04.2019, 13:54
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In his case, un-protected sex.

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yes but only after starting with protected sex and whipping the condom off during proceedings, which the women didn't agree too. Totally reckless thing to do.
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Old 11.04.2019, 13:55
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yes but only after starting with protected sex and whipping the condom off during proceedings, which the women didn't agree too. Totally reckless thing to do.
True, but hardly rape (unless you are Swedish).

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Old 11.04.2019, 14:00
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True, but hardly rape (unless you are Swedish).

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They didn't consent to it, so in the world of #metoo yes it is, where do you draw the line? if the woman consents to a snog then all bets are off?

apart from anything else they could have caught something or got pregnant so its a real bastard thing to do.
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Old 11.04.2019, 14:02
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They didn't consent to it, so in the world of #metoo yes it is, where do you draw the line? if the woman consents to a snog then all bets are off?

apart from anything else they could have caught something or got pregnant so its a real bastard thing to do.
So, if a woman insists that I remove a condom or removes it herself (which has happened on more than one occasion), have I been raped?

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So, if a woman insists that I remove a condom or removes it herself (which has happened on more than one occasion), have I been raped?

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If it happened in Sweden, yes.
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yes but only after starting with protected sex and whipping the condom off during proceedings, which the women didn't agree too. Totally reckless thing to do.
You know what a reckless thing to do is? Every single radio, TV and newspaper calling it "rape" over years… despite better public knowledge. I am in no way saying that his behaviour is acceptable, but the wording and spin to the story has been extreme.

Here is what allegedly happened: https://www.theguardian.com/media/20...assange-sweden
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Or alternatively: The UK successfully arrests a man accused of rape so he can be bought to justice.

Which I think has a bit of a more positive aspect to it.
That's not what he was arrested for.
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<<Mr Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped.>>
<<Sweden has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Top prosecutor Marianne Ny said his arrest warrant was being revoked as it was impossible to serve him notice.

Mr Assange, 45, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012. He fears extradition to Sweden would lead to extradition to the US where he is wanted over leaks.>>

they didnt drop it because he didnt do it, they dropped it because he hid for years. He should still be brought to justice and its brilliant he's been nicked. i hope he gets 25 years in solitary in the US.
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Old 11.04.2019, 16:37
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Old 11.04.2019, 16:59
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i hope he gets 25 years in solitary in the US.
Screw the US and their witch hunt.

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