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WikiLeaks: Interpol issues wanted notice for Julian Assange
The Guardian ^ | Nov. 30, 2010 | David Leigh

Posted on 11/30/2010 2:56:48 PM PST by La Enchiladita

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, is tonight facing growing legal problems around the world, with the US announcing that it was investigating whether he had violated its espionage laws.

Assange's details were also added to Interpol's worldwide wanted list. Dated 30 November, the entry reads: "sex crimes" and says the warrant has been issued by the international public prosecution office in Gothenburg, Sweden. "If you have any information contact your national or local police." It reads: "Wanted: Assange, Julian Paul," and gives his birthplace as Townsville, Australia.

Friends said earlier that Assange was in a buoyant mood, however, despite the palpable fury emanating from Washington over the decision by WikiLeaks to start publishing more than a quarter of a million mainly classified US cables. He was said to be at a secret location somewhere outside London, along with fellow hackers and WikiLeaks enthusiasts.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: assange; interpol; wikileaks
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The Guardian probably includes itself among "WikiLeaks enthusiasts" and I'll bet they know where Assange is...
1 posted on 11/30/2010 2:56:50 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita

You can find his Interpol wanted notice here:

http://www.interpol.int/public/data/wanted/notices/data/2010/86/2010_52486.asp


2 posted on 11/30/2010 2:57:55 PM PST by Parmenio
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To: La Enchiladita

Interpol will need to ask the Russians for the location of Assange’s remains...


3 posted on 11/30/2010 2:57:58 PM PST by moovova (Don't let Obama spoil the word "hope" for you...)
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But Assange's most pressing headache is Sweden. Swedish prosecutors have issued an international and European arrest warrant (EAW) for him in connection with rape allegations, and the warrant has been upheld by a Swedish appeal court.

Sweden, of all places, may be the ones to put this creep out of business???

4 posted on 11/30/2010 2:58:31 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: moovova

That is, if he loses at Russian roulette...


5 posted on 11/30/2010 3:00:25 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: Parmenio

DOB 07-03-71?

Hmmm . maybe he’s the ghost of Jim Morrison


6 posted on 11/30/2010 3:00:48 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: La Enchiladita

Interpol still headed by that Clintonoid whose name I can’t recall, anyone know?


7 posted on 11/30/2010 3:01:18 PM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, how's that Lockerbie bomber deal investigation coming along?)
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To: La Enchiladita
Rush said the guy is a Sissy. He may look this now. Please pass on to the proper authorities.


8 posted on 11/30/2010 3:01:36 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: La Enchiladita

I guess the banks about to be outed talked to Bambi.


9 posted on 11/30/2010 3:02:24 PM PST by libbylu
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To: moovova; La Enchiladita

I am hoping the Russians find him first.


10 posted on 11/30/2010 3:04:49 PM PST by ColdOne (GOP just say NO. Well that was the idea, what happened? No common ground, EVER!)
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To: Parmenio
You can find his Interpol wanted notice here:

The picture was not available so I'll replace it.....


11 posted on 11/30/2010 3:07:23 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Obama treats terrorists with kid gloves, American Citizens with rubber gloves)
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To: La Enchiladita
"Friends said earlier that Assange was in a buoyant mood..."

I hope he enjoys his fifteen minutes, and whatever's left of his all-too-brief life.

He's pissed off practically every nation on the planet, and there's a 100% chance that one of them is going to get to him before any police agency does.

12 posted on 11/30/2010 3:08:11 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: La Enchiladita

He looks just like Andy Warhol


13 posted on 11/30/2010 3:09:51 PM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: ColdOne
"I am hoping the Russians find him first."

Perhaps they can arrange a Somali boating party for him.

14 posted on 11/30/2010 3:10:07 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Windflier

I think he’s a suicidal megalomaniac, and just wants to take down as much and as many with him.


15 posted on 11/30/2010 3:10:24 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita
"But Assange's most pressing headache is Sweden."

Doesn't he just wish that Sweden was his biggest headache. I think the Russians are a far bigger "headache" for this guy.

16 posted on 11/30/2010 3:10:33 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: moovova
"Interpol will need to ask the Russians for the location of Assange’s remains..."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

17 posted on 11/30/2010 3:11:39 PM PST by ronnyquest (Barack H. Obama is the Manchurian Candidate. What are you going to do about it?)
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To: La Enchiladita

A day late and a cable short. -E01


18 posted on 11/30/2010 3:13:50 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: Joe 6-pack

Nope. “We let him go. In Siberia.”


19 posted on 11/30/2010 3:15:36 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: La Enchiladita
I think he’s a suicidal megalomaniac, and just wants to take down as much and as many with him.

I don't think this arrogant uber-lib ever intended to commit suicide by black op. I doubt that he ever stopped to consider that the sort of stuff you see in James Bond movies actually happens in real life.

He's fatally naive, and will soon pay a price for angering some of the world's most deadly regimes.

20 posted on 11/30/2010 3:17:56 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: La Enchiladita

He can live free in Equador. Punishment enough.


21 posted on 11/30/2010 3:18:05 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: La Enchiladita

I don’t understand why most people here hate this guy. He’s exposing the governments unsavory deeds and thus helping to shrink the government which is what most conservatives want, right?

Personally I hope at the very least this will teach the government to be a little more careful in protecting classified material. Hell if this guy got all of this information just imagine what kind of stuff other governments are extracting from classified servers across the fruited plain. I would also hope that this would get rid of some of the PC crap we’ve been feed about the “war on terrorism” but I kind of doubt that will happen.


22 posted on 11/30/2010 3:20:07 PM PST by trapped_in_LA
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To: La Enchiladita

Call the Power Puff Girls. He’s probably staying at Mojo Jojo’s place.


23 posted on 11/30/2010 3:23:26 PM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Swedish prosecutors have issued an international and European arrest warrant (EAW) for him in connection with rape allegations.

What an upstanding guy this one is/s. But, to some evil minded people he is a hero (well, I guess some thought Hitler was a hero too) Scum of the earth. I hope he rots in solitary confinement without a computer within a 10 mile radius.


24 posted on 11/30/2010 3:27:01 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: La Enchiladita
Europe has enormous contempt for the US and its legal system (Roman Polanski,Ira Einhorn,etc,etc) so this twinkle toed little Communist knows he's safe there.Safe from extradition,that is.
25 posted on 11/30/2010 3:27:08 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: trapped_in_LA
I don’t understand why most people here hate this guy. He’s exposing the governments unsavory deeds and thus helping to shrink the government which is what most conservatives want, right?

You're being sarcastic, right? Either that, or you're a RonPaulbutt. If you don't like the U.S. of A., buddy, get out.

26 posted on 11/30/2010 3:28:53 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: trapped_in_LA
Have you ever met the snot-nosed Leftist humps who run the middle services at State? Their idea of "protecting classified material" would be to re-erect the Gorelick Wall.

I'd rather enjoy the Schadenfreudic glee of ASSange being shut down by a rogue Jester, and about to be really shut down by Interpol.

If he truly goes after banks he'll be begging the Swedes for protective custody within a week...

27 posted on 11/30/2010 3:31:55 PM PST by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: trapped_in_LA
"He’s exposing the governments unsavory deeds and thus helping to shrink the government which is what most conservatives want, right?"

While I despise the guy's motives in doing so--bringing about suffering and embarrassment for the sake of his own ego--I tend to agree that he is exposing much of what needs to be brought to light and stopped cold.

On the other hand, it's funny to picture him sweating bullets as he realizes that the Spetsnaz may soon deliver his head to the Hague. Just the head.

28 posted on 11/30/2010 3:33:20 PM PST by ronnyquest (Barack H. Obama is the Manchurian Candidate. What are you going to do about it?)
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To: trapped_in_LA

GO AWAY YOU DAMN LIBERAL. THE GUY ASSANGE IS NOT SO BAD> REALLY WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN SMOKING. OR IS IT POSSIBLE YOU HAVE YOUR HEAD UP OBAMA’S BACKSIDE> LETS BAN THIS IDIOT FROM FR ONCE AND FOR ALL>


29 posted on 11/30/2010 3:34:00 PM PST by hondact200 ( Obama is Nuckin Futs!!! Obama has the Lead Touch unlike the Midas Touch of Gold)
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To: La Enchiladita

Well, if he has pissed off the Israeli State...Mossad will nail him...


30 posted on 11/30/2010 3:42:35 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: La Enchiladita

Whats with the sex crimes situation? I don’t know anything about that .


31 posted on 11/30/2010 3:45:07 PM PST by sonic109
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To: La Enchiladita

Assange was a hero as long as he was attacking GEORGE BUSH.

Now, he is an ENEMY OF THE STATE because he made DEMOCRATS look bad. that can not be allowed.


32 posted on 11/30/2010 3:49:21 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: trapped_in_LA

He is hated because he hates America. We have systems in place for the release of information . All information need not be made available at all times. Who the hell is he to be the decider of all that? He needs to be eliminated along with the traitor(s) who fed him info.


33 posted on 11/30/2010 3:49:43 PM PST by sonic109
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To: ronnyquest

-I tend to agree that he is exposing much of what needs to be brought to light and stopped cold.
and who the f*ck is he to decide that ? HUH ?


34 posted on 11/30/2010 3:52:38 PM PST by sonic109
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I would love to see that picture on billboards across the country.


35 posted on 11/30/2010 3:55:25 PM PST by SMM48
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To: sonic109

Sounds like part the missing 18 minutes of the nixon tapes......


36 posted on 11/30/2010 4:00:37 PM PST by de.rm (Bang, bang, . . bang. Shhh=Bush, the elder, E. Howard Hunt, LBJ, Mrs, Edgar Hoover)
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To: La Enchiladita

Sex crimes? Not wise to F**k the Russians.


37 posted on 11/30/2010 4:11:20 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: La Enchiladita

For “Sex Crimes” I see. Interpol posted this today. It certainly looks like state “officials” are thrashing around looking to somehow get him.


38 posted on 11/30/2010 4:18:40 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: La Enchiladita

When he started to threaten a big bank then it was over. The bankers are the ones truly running the show. I do not agree with the unbridled release of Government communications. I think there has to be some consideration given to the consequences of such a release. In many cases though I do agree with it- if it exposes lies and fraud, but puts no ones life in danger. I also do not agree with exposing normal operational information that just mucks everything up, but does not involve lies and fraud or illegal activity.

Well the Banker info is none of that for sure, And I wish that He had just released that info while he had the chance. OK-Filter out anything that is not relevant or that would put innocent customers at risk in anyway. Those guys really do need to be exposed. Our traditional freedom depends on it.


39 posted on 11/30/2010 4:20:42 PM PST by Revel
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To: Red Steel

The guy raped 2 women in Sweden...no telling how many other women he has done this to. 2 of them had the guts to come forward.


40 posted on 11/30/2010 4:23:22 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: shield
Well, if he has pissed off the Israeli State...Mossad will nail him...

And if he's not nailed by the Mossad, would it be a sign that he has pleased them?

41 posted on 11/30/2010 4:27:28 PM PST by ninonitti
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To: La Enchiladita

The Jerk-in-Chief could`nt have cared less as long as military secrets and the names and locations of CIA agents were being disclosed. But now that his junta might be embarrassed, he`s suddenly concerned.


42 posted on 11/30/2010 4:29:07 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: shield
Actually, he's wanted for questioning/witness.

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"Assange strongly denies any wrongdoing.

Mark Stephens, his London-based lawyer, has described the allegations as "false and without basis", adding that they amount to persecution as part of a cynical smear campaign.

Nonetheless, the Swedes appear determined to force Assange back to Sweden for questioning. .. "Julian Assange has never been charged by Swedish prosecutors. He is formally wanted as a witness," Stephens told...."

43 posted on 11/30/2010 4:30:26 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Windflier

“But Assange’s most pressing headache is Sweden.”
Doesn’t he just wish that Sweden was his biggest headache. I think the Russians are a far bigger “headache” for this guy.

16 posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:10:33 PM by Windflier


I agree. He might be able to make a plea bargain if he rats out BO for BO’s involvement in the WikiLeaks.


44 posted on 11/30/2010 4:30:56 PM PST by FS11
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To: Bitsy
Swedish prosecutors have issued an international and European arrest warrant (EAW) for him in connection with rape allegations.

What gender is the alleged victim, I wonder?

45 posted on 11/30/2010 4:34:36 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sick of the Romney spam... we get it already, ok?)
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To: libbylu
I guess the banks about to be outed talked to Bambi.

Who gave Assange the data other than the military documents from Bradley Manning? How did he obtain private information about a bank and pharmaceutical companies?

46 posted on 11/30/2010 4:36:47 PM PST by arasina (So there.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Outside of traveling to and camping out on remote Wrangell Island, they are going to find this guy one way or another.


47 posted on 11/30/2010 4:39:47 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Do the "W" memoirs have an advance "sorry" about possible war with N. Korea, due to idiotic policy?)
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To: trapped_in_LA

“I don’t understand why most people here hate this guy.”

Partly it is because there is both good and bad about what he is doing. Depending on what he releases.

I personally have a tempered feeling about him. I see that he is doing some unjust harm, and I don’t like that. But I also see your argument which is also true much of the time, and it that regard he is doing a good thing.

Most people you have to understand are sheeple. They cannot weigh the good and the bad when it is being pounded in there ear that it is all bad. It was decided here by most to consider only the bad and to take this guy out without prejudice. Only those people can’t see they are empowering the all powerful big brother in the process. They are taking out there only chance to see through the veil of propaganda and protect there own freedom. And that is the power of sheepelism. One goes Bahhhh, and all the rest follow without thought.

What Wilkileaks really needed to do was to reform its policies so that it did not cross certain lines. That would have been a better debate to decide what those lines are instead of cutting off in full our only chance to see behind the curtain of Oz.

So welcome to “1984” or the “Brave New World”- or whatever you want to call it. In the end it is us who enabled it.


48 posted on 11/30/2010 4:41:08 PM PST by Revel
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To: sonic109; All

The system is only as strong as it’s weakest link. If one person has acess to 250,000 confidential items, something is wrong with the system.

There are between 1 and 3 million people who have access to this Confidential information. Are all of these people really necessary to have such clearance?

This case actually could serve to make changes for the better.....I am not holding my breath. It is far easier to issue an arrest warrant.

The govt never learns.....nor the sheeple who fall for this nonsense.


49 posted on 11/30/2010 4:45:19 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: FS11
He might be able to make a plea bargain if he rats out BO for BO’s involvement in the WikiLeaks.

Perhaps the Russians will put the screws to him and film him ratting out BO. One can dream...

Actually, I wouldn't give a plugged nickel for this guy's life right now. I wonder if InTrade is taking positions on his live/die odds right now?

50 posted on 11/30/2010 4:53:16 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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