The Guardian: Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange.
Swedish prosecutors are to reopen an investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/may/13/sweden-reopens-case-against-julian-assange
The deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced the decision at a press conference on Monday, saying: “I have today taken the decision to reopen the preliminary investigation.”
She said the circumstances allowed for an extradition to Sweden from Britain, and an interview with Assange should be conducted.
“After reviewing the preliminary investigation carried out so far, I find that there still exist grounds for Julian Assange to be suspected on probable cause of the charge of rape,” Persson said. “It is my assessment that a new questioning of Assange is required.”