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Australian Journalist on Assange and the Rage of a Swedish Ambassador

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‘Swedish ambassador goes berserk over Assange,” read Monday’s Wiki-tweet. It rang a bell, as it bounced around the globe, for while most diplomats are polite to the point of somnambulism, my sole encounter with the Swedish ambassador had been distinguished by rage (his). This rage, rooted in WikiLeaks, had itself been Wikileaked.

Sven-Olof Petersson is Sweden’s man in Yarralumla. By now he may be wishing he’d followed the advice I give my 13 year-old.

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Elizabeth Farrelly is a Sydney-based columnist and author who holds a PhD in architecture and several international writing awards. A former editor and Sydney City Councilor, she is also Adjunct Associate-Professor of Architecture at the University of Sydney. Her books include ‘Glenn Murcutt: Three Houses’ and ‘Blubberland; the dangers of happiness’.

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Henrik
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29 november 2012 kl 11:08

Svenskt rättsväsende hade goda möjligheter att förhöra Assange när han var i Sverige. Varför gjordes inte det? Sverig kunde förhört honom i london. varför gjordes inte det?

Är det konstigt att det svenska rättsystemet arbetar pinsamt långsamt?

Torbjörn Sassersson
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1 december 2012 kl 00:07

Vad man än tror kan konstateras att magin runt Wikileaks försvann. Kanske det var poängen….

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