WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arre...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK

There are 77 comments on the El Paso Times story from Dec 7, 2010, titled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

In this Oct. 23, 2010 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaks during a news conference in London.

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Since: Nov 08

Cologne- Germany

#22 Dec 7, 2010
Funny world indeed. Here is one asbout a fall in South africa but vaguely recollect the fall of the sex scoundral of Australian origin.
Gurardian source.

Shrien Dewani accused of plotting wife's murderTaxi driver Zola Tongo says Anni Dewani's husband asked him to arrange the death while couple were on South Africa honeymoon
South African authorities had not contacted Dewani, who returned to Britain soon after his wife's body was found, Clifford said.

A spokesman for South Africa's national prosecuting office, Mthunzi Mhaga, said a bid to request Dewani's extradition was "a matter that is likely to be considered" and that "based on what happened in court today, obviously the investigations are going to intensify".
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/07/s...

One is arrested in UK whose nativitiy is Australia and who had commited some kind of sex offence in Sweden.
The above case is an Indian born small guy who had engaged his taxi driver to kill his wife during his South african honemoon trip.

Since: Sep 08

Albuquerque, NM

#23 Dec 8, 2010
sheila92 wrote:
We're not talking about sharing secrets between girlfriends about embarrasing events, we're talking about the security of nations. Just because information can be gotten and shared doesn't mean it should be gotten and shared. This is a terrible invasion and violation of our present and future security. This fool should be drawn and quartered in a public square for the world to see. His fool hearted followers should also be severely punished if they continue to reveal our confidential reports.
Not funny - Just stupid, erroneous, inflammatory & completely unAmerican.

First amendment and other freedoms are a bitch for the fascists.

Since: Sep 08

Albuquerque, NM

#24 Dec 8, 2010
Larry wrote:
He could be in hot water because he didn't use a condom in his sexual assaults which is an especially egregious crime in Sweden. Over there it's basically anything goes as long as you put a wrapper on that thing before you get jiggy. How ironic that the most powerful man in the world could be brought low all because he refused to put a sheath on his sword. You'd think he'd be worried about getting a tingle in his dingle.
What was he arrested for? Assange is accused of having consensual – but unprotected sex in that country – which is illegal. According to reports it involved a broken condom.
So he turned himself in for the ‘sex crimes’ investigation in Sweden.

One of his accusers is a woman who works for an anti-Castro group funded by the CIA. The defense team and many Swedes argue that the whole squalid affair is a sexfalla, which translates loosely from the Swedish as a 'honeytrap'. Really obvious the Swede's complex rape laws are central to the story. And as the Daily Mail reported:“The prosecution's case has several puzzling flaws, and there is scant public evidence of rape or sexual molestation.”

His legal defense fund of 31,000 pounds – about $50,000 - was frozen by a Swedish bank! That ought to really impact his chances to receive a fair trail should it come to that.

Glad to see PayPal was shut down for several hours by a DDoS attack.

When this is all over Assange will probably deserve the Medal of Freedom

Many of the sordid details here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13362...
Jerome

United States

#25 Dec 8, 2010
PlacitasRoy wrote:
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What was he arrested for? Assange is accused of having consensual – but unprotected sex in that country – which is illegal. According to reports it involved a broken condom.
So he turned himself in for the ‘sex crimes’ investigation in Sweden.
One of his accusers is a woman who works for an anti-Castro group funded by the CIA. The defense team and many Swedes argue that the whole squalid affair is a sexfalla, which translates loosely from the Swedish as a 'honeytrap'. Really obvious the Swede's complex rape laws are central to the story. And as the Daily Mail reported:“The prosecution's case has several puzzling flaws, and there is scant public evidence of rape or sexual molestation.”
His legal defense fund of 31,000 pounds – about $50,000 - was frozen by a Swedish bank! That ought to really impact his chances to receive a fair trail should it come to that.
Glad to see PayPal was shut down for several hours by a DDoS attack.
When this is all over Assange will probably deserve the Medal of Freedom
Many of the sordid details here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13362...
The whole thing is definitely a bunch of gobbledygook. It's still a he said / she said deal about the condom unless he confessed. And surely there must be a provision in the statute about how to deal with the situation when one breaks as it did. Give the guy a break. Is he supposed to go home and ice that thing down to take care of the swelling? We all know that a hard dong has no conscience so they should take that into consideration.

Since: Nov 08

Cologne- Germany

#26 Dec 8, 2010
GB should follow the british law and order.

In this case the land should repent for the hasty quick fix scotland yard arrest.
ruse 2 regulate Web

Mississauga, Canada

#27 Dec 8, 2010
With its access to donations and financial resources being taken down,

Wikileaks has a startup to thank for continued support. Considering the founder,

it's not a surprise: it's Flattr,

created by Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay.

http://www.topix.com/forum/world/TEN4RH0F79MI...
Swiss Expat
#28 Dec 9, 2010
IT'S FUNNY AMERICA- THE CHAMPION OF SO CALLED DEMOCRACY..TRIES TO STOP FREEDOM OF SPEECH/ FREE MEDIA BY USING 'GAG ORDER'.

TIME TO TASTE YOUR OWN MEDICINE....HA HA Ha
DEATH

San Antonio, TX

#29 Dec 9, 2010
Swiss Expat wrote:
IT'S FUNNY AMERICA- THE CHAMPION OF SO CALLED DEMOCRACY..TRIES TO STOP FREEDOM OF SPEECH/ FREE MEDIA BY USING 'GAG ORDER'.
TIME TO TASTE YOUR OWN MEDICINE....HA HA Ha
then don't call us when Iran hits you with a nuke moron
Morden

Lihue, HI

#30 Dec 9, 2010
Swiss Expat wrote:
IT'S FUNNY AMERICA- THE CHAMPION OF SO CALLED DEMOCRACY..TRIES TO STOP FREEDOM OF SPEECH/ FREE MEDIA BY USING 'GAG ORDER'.
TIME TO TASTE YOUR OWN MEDICINE....HA HA Ha
It's become the new norm for 21st century neo-con America. Upon learning that Spain was investigating Bush for his war crimes (Since the U.S.A. failed to act), the White House pressured a foreign judiciary to quell the investigation.

“Everybody gets one (L)”

Since: Apr 09

Traverse City, MI

#31 Dec 9, 2010
Morden wrote:
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It's become the new norm for 21st century neo-con America. Upon learning that Spain was investigating Bush for his war crimes (Since the U.S.A. failed to act), the White House pressured a foreign judiciary to quell the investigation.
really?.... i mean.. really? the left in the states would LOVE to see bush in world court for the BullShat war crimes... sorry but they couldn't find shit...
DPH

Las Cruces, NM

#32 Dec 9, 2010
sheila92 wrote:
We're not talking about sharing secrets between girlfriends about embarrasing events, we're talking about the security of nations. Just because information can be gotten and shared doesn't mean it should be gotten and shared. This is a terrible invasion and violation of our present and future security. This fool should be drawn and quartered in a public square for the world to see. His fool hearted followers should also be severely punished if they continue to reveal our confidential reports.
Maybe they should hang him next to Dick Chehey, after all they both exposed the identity of covert assets
just candid

AOL

#33 Dec 9, 2010
Bush and his criminal sidekick should be tried in an international court of law. When found guilty of murder, lying, decept and other crimes against hummanity, they should be dealt with in the same way other such critters have been dealt with in the past. PS/Short roap & tall tree should do the trick. LOL
Swiss Expat
#34 Dec 9, 2010
DEATH wrote:
<quoted text>
then don't call us when Iran hits you with a nuke moron
Dont worry Uncle Sam, we wont call you. It is easy to call the Chinese than Americans.

You guys are a done -deal..@ 13 trillion in debt..please, shut up.
Marsellus Wallace

El Paso, TX

#35 Dec 9, 2010
"I'm prepared to scour the Earth for that muthafawker. If Assange goes to England, I want a brother waiting in a bowl of Sherry Trifle ready to pop a cap in his a/s/s."

Pulp Fiction (1994)
(With slight alterations made)
Swiss Expat
#36 Dec 9, 2010
Finepix wrote:
The Bush Regime gave up the name of a CIA agent and caused deaths to sources. When will his crime come to the attention of the World Court?
When Nixon was caught, he was impeached, how about Bushky placed in jail for war crimes ?

Time to taste your own medicine. America, the champion of democracy and freedom of speech...

Yeah, kiss my white pale mountain European a**, Yanks !!!
Swiss Expat
#37 Dec 9, 2010
sheila92 wrote:
We're not talking about sharing secrets between girlfriends about embarrasing events, we're talking about the security of nations. Just because information can be gotten and shared doesn't mean it should be gotten and shared. This is a terrible invasion and violation of our present and future security. This fool should be drawn and quartered in a public square for the world to see. His fool hearted followers should also be severely punished if they continue to reveal our confidential reports.
Palin, why limit freedon of speech? I thought you guys believe in freedom of speech...oh.. only freedom of speech that applies only to your benefit eh? Hypocritical much?

Now I know why I like Canadians so much....:)
Bird

Billings, MT

#38 Dec 9, 2010
Swiss Expat wrote:
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Dont worry Uncle Sam, we wont call you. It is easy to call the Chinese than Americans.
You guys are a done -deal..@ 13 trillion in debt..please, shut up.
That 13 trillion we're in debt largely comes from supporting and defending corrupt and sleazy countries like yours through an even sleazier and corrupt UN.
just candid

AOL

#39 Dec 9, 2010
Swiss Expat wrote:
<quoted text>
Dont worry Uncle Sam, we won't call you. It is easy to call the Chinese than Americans.
You guys are a done -deal..@ 13 trillion in debt..please, shut up.
Don't worry!!!! We "do got" our presses running 24-7 .)nce we figure how to keep them from jamming up you "gots" your bucks back.

Since: Nov 08

Cologne- Germany

#40 Dec 9, 2010
Most of the foreigners speak English not because of USA, Canada; australia but because of the BRITISH RAJ..
I speak a little bit queen's english and lot of Bush's English which is rubbish.
Why the hell UK- a colonian master of canada australia India and USA wish to uphold the same old "churchillion sprache?"
Should I expose the sex scandals in detail?
It is the christmas time comrade.
We are awake and adore the crucified Jesus who was not born in christian family.
advice for america

Bladenboro, NC

#41 Dec 9, 2010
sheila92 wrote:
We're not talking about sharing secrets between girlfriends about embarrasing events, we're talking about the security of nations. Just because information can be gotten and shared doesn't mean it should be gotten and shared. This is a terrible invasion and violation of our present and future security. This fool should be drawn and quartered in a public square for the world to see. His fool hearted followers should also be severely punished if they continue to reveal our confidential reports.
you know we have a saying in my country.

dont step in shit if you dont want to smell like it.

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