The Evening Standard has previously done a marvelous job correcting the record in the Julian Assange case after complaints were filed with their Customer Services team highlighting errors with their reporting. Here are some more errors requiring corrections. Will you help us correct the record by filing complaints with the Evening Standard? Fill in this form, here are some articles going back years:
18/02/2020 Australian politicians call on Boris Johnson to block WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing
“Assange’s legal team said his health has deteriorated hugely in the last 10 years, much of which was spent in the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London as he sought refuge against extradition to Sweden to face sex assault charges which he denied and were subsequently dropped”.
27/09/2018 Ecuador president hoping to work with UK to remove WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from embassy
“Previous sexual assault charges against him in Sweden have been dropped.”
26/06/2013 Who’s that girl? Confidante to Julian Assange and now on a mission to rescue Edward Snowden — meet Sarah Harrison
“…last year when he escaped extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sex charges by fleeing to the embassy.”
16/08/2012 The Julian Assange Wikileaks asylum case explained
“As Julian Assange is an Australian, in the UK, facing charges in Sweden, why has he applied for asylum from the government in Ecuador?”
02/11/2011 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange must face sex charges after losing appeal
“Wikileaks founder Julian Assange must face sex charges after losing appeal Mr Assange claims that the charges have been trumped up as a ruse to have him sent to the US to face espionage charges.”
07/02/2011 Assange prosecutor ‘is anti-men’
“The prosecutor who wants WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited to Sweden to face sex charges is “biased” against men, a court has heard. Assange faces three charges of sexually assaulting one woman and one charge of raping another during a week-long visit to Stockholm last August.”
24/12/2010 WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange: I could die in a US jail
“Mr Assange is currently on bail facing extradition proceedings to Sweden on charges of sexual assault.”
14/10/2010 WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange bailed but stars fail in freedom
By Patrick Prigg and Peter Dominczak
“Mr Assange claims the sex charges in Sweden are politically motivated and are designed to discredit him.”
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