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Henningsen: ‘Sweden Reopening Assange Case is Like Triple Jeopardy’

On Monday it was announced that Swedish prosecutors may once again request that Assange be extradited to Sweden to face questioning and perhaps even new charges, after prosecutors revived the old investigation following the British government’s rendering of Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

21st Century Wire executive editor Patrick Henningsen joins Fault Lines Radio with hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan on Monday morning DC drive time, and calling Sweden’s reopening of the Assange sex case is like “triple jeopardy” for the WikiLeaks founder. Also, it was discussed the far-reaching legal implications of Ecuador’s recent handover of Assange to British authorities as essentially ‘extraordinary rendition.’ The fact that Julian Assange was never charged with any sexual offense by Swedish authorities means that we was never a ‘fugitive’ from justice as widely assumed by mainstream media. Listen:

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