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Lawyer for Assange accusers describes their 'trauma'

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, is taking refuge at Ecuador's London Embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault allegations.

The UK and Sweden have criticised Ecuador for granting him political asylum.

Claes Borgstrom, the lawyer representing the two Swedish women whom Mr Assange is accused of sexually assaulting, told 5 live Breakfast he was surprised by Ecuador's decision.

He added that the case had "nothing to do with Wikileaks", and urged for the focus to return to his two clients.

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  • 17 Aug 2012
  • From the section Europe
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