He has spent last several years in exile under political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
He has recently provided the account of events that have unfolded for the first time
He has said that today six years ago today on 6th December 2010 I was handcuffed and locked into Wandsworth prison by order of the Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny.
In his testimony, talking about the allegation of rape, Assange said, “Nice behaviour towards me on the night in question and in the morning made it clear that she actively and enthusiastically wanted me to have sex with her. This is also shown by text messages sent to her friends during the course of the evening I was at her home and during that week which the Swedish police collected from her phone. Although the prosecutor had fought for years to prevent me, public and the courts from seeing them, my lawyers were permitted to see them at the police station and were able to note down a number of them including – On August 20thSW (the girl), while at the police station, wrote that she did not want to put any charges on Julian Assange, but that the police were keen on getting their hands on him and that she was choked when they arrested him.
In his testimony he said that he wasn’t and still has not been charged with any offence
But it is not been until six years later when he was questioned for the first time as he mentioned and said, “The claimed grounds for my arrest and extradition without charge were so that Ny could question me.”
This is why he said he decided to release his response.
Assange was questioned for two days in November regarding rape charges levied on him. During the questioning, Assange said that his Swedish lawyer was excluded from his room, which he said was another breach of his basic right.
On the same day he released his testimony, Assange also released a 19 page detail of events.
He said, “You have subjected me to six years of unlawful politicized detention without charge in prison under house arrest and four and a half years at this (Ecuador) embassy. You should have asked me these questions six years ago. “Your actions and refusing to take my statement for the last six years have been found to be unlawful by the UN working group on arbitrary detention and by the Swedish Court of Appeal, “ he said.
In the testimony, he also pointed out that the Swedish authorities broke their own rules by leaking my name to a tabloid newspaper. Moreover, he mentioned, “Prosecutor Ny produced more than 40 press releases and press conferences about me. “
Adding on to that, Assange said, “As a result, to this day more than a million websites falsely conflict my name with the word rape.
Julain Assange has been a victim of the atrocities carried on the by the states for he is ready to share the dirty secrets, without worrying about his life, of those who have the power to run this world.