What did he do and what are they accusing him of?
The United States indicted Assange on 18 counts, including rented To obtain secret sensitive information related to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq from US military databases which he later published on the WikiLeaks website.
The Australian says the information highlights abuses committed by the US armed forces.
If convicted in the United States, Assange would face a prison sentence of 175 years, his lawyer says.
However, the US government has said that the sentence would be between four and six years.
On August 21, 2010, following instructions from the Swedish police, prosecutor Maria Hljebo ordered the arrest of Assange, accused of raping Anna Ardyn linked to the Cuban protests. The prosecutor withdrew the charge a few hours later, saying there was no basis to suspect that he was involved in the rape.
In September 2010, the Swedish senior prosecutor, Marianne Ney, held that there were reasons to believe the crime had been committed and should be classified as rape and consequently reopened the preliminary investigation against Assange for the alleged offense of rape. ordered. ,
Julian Assange has two arrest warrants in Sweden for alleged offenses of rape in the Anna Ardin case and sexual assault in the Sofia Villain case respectively. He is accused above all else of forcing one of the alleged victims to have sex without a condom in his sleep.
He is also suspected of sexually assaulting another woman, who refused to put on a condom against his will. and sexual assault against the sexual integrity of this woman, as well as illegal coercion to use the full weight of her body on her during a sexual relationship.