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A senior Swedish prosecutor is re-opening a preliminary investigation into rape charges against Julian Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.
Marianne Ny said the decision to reopen the investigation, which was dropped by a lower official two weeks ago, was taken after further review of the case.
"There is reason to believe that a crime has been committed," the chief prosecutor said on Wednesday.
"Considering information available at present, my judgement is that the classification of the crime is rape," she said in a statement.Read more at english.aljazeera.net