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Radio NZ questions Assange about avoiding sexual assault charges

Take a look at @rnz_news’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/rnz_news/status/651848106162589697?s=09

He sought refuge in the embassy and was granted political asylum in August 2012, avoiding extradition to Sweden to be questioned on sexual assault allegations, which he denies.

The Australian activist feared that if he set foot in Sweden he could then be extradited to the US and put on trial for releasing secret US documents.

Five years ago, Wikileaks collaborated with some major global media organisations to publish confidential documents and images which became headline news.