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WikiLeaks says Swedish probe will allow Assange to clear his name

AFP  |  London 

The reopening of a 2010 rape investigation against founder will give him "a chance to clear his name", the whistleblower website's said on Monday.

Kristinn Hrafnsson also said in a statement that there had been "political pressure" on to reopen the case into Assange, who is currently serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for breaching his bail conditions in 2012.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 15:26 IST