Assange and Sweden in prestige stand off is hurting WikiLeaks

New Matilda published the piece below.

‘Julian Assange’s alleged sexual assault has overshadowed the vital work of Wikileaks. The allegations must be put to rest for the sake of both Wikileaks and the women involved, writes Johan Lidberg

When WikiLeaks published Collateral Murder, the graphic video of a US helicopter gunship ripping Iraqi civilians to pieces, it slapped the world out of a long Cinderella spell. The illusion that war is “surgical” and “precise” and causes minimal “collateral damage”, carefully constructed by governments since the UK invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982, was dispelled.’

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