Sweden has reopened its rape investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange less than two weeks after the case was initially dropped.
"There is "reason to believe a crime has been committed," the Swedish Prosecution Authority said Wednesday in a statement. "More investigations are necessary." The second investigation has been widened to include possible sexual coercion and sexual molestation, according to the statement.
Due to the timing, the rape investigation of Assange has triggered controversy and conspiracy theories. Proclaiming his innocence, Assange has suggested the allegations are part of a smear campaign by opponents of his … Read more