Julian Assange's accuser 'shocked' by Sweden dropping rape investigation

The woman who accused Julian Assange of rape has said she is “shocked” by Sweden’s decision to drop the seven-year investigation.

A lawyer representing the woman, who met the WikiLeaks founder at a 2010 conference in Stockholm, said that claimant’s view was that no decision to end the case “can make her change that Assange exposed her to rape”.

Elisabeth Fritz said: “It is a scandal that a suspected rapist can disregard the judiciary and thus avoid trial. 

“Proof of evidence in the case is available and that evidence should have been tried in court…the wait has been long.”

The lawyer said

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