Comment on the Assange case
Comment from the prosecutor on the Court’s decision to detain Julian Assange.
“I fully respect the court’s decision. They had to take a position on a difficult assessment issue, which I considered should be examined by a court”, says Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson.
“The investigation continues with interviews in Sweden. I will also issue a European Investigation Order in order to interview Julian Assange. No date has been set yet. We will constantly review the state of the investigation.”, says Eva-Marie Persson.
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Judgment in the assault case concerning an American artist9.8.2019 12:18:44 CEST | Press release
The artist, and two men in his company, were prosecuted for assault. Stockholm District Court will give judgment in the case on Wednesday 14 August at 14.00. The prosecutor will be available after the judgment has been announced.
The trial regarding suspected assault in Stockholm25.7.2019 13:48:13 CEST | Pressmeddelande
The three individuals held on remand since 5 July on suspicion of committing an assault in central Stockholm have been charged today. One of the individuals concerned is an American artist. The main hearing will start on Tuesday 30 July. The prosecutor will be available via telephone to the media after the main hearing is over.
Artist to be Prosecuted for Stockholm Assault25.7.2019 08:50:00 CEST | Press release
The three individuals held on remand since 5 July on suspicion of committing an assault in central Stockholm have been charged. One of the individuals concerned is an American artist. The public prosecutor will be available to the media via telephone on Thursday morning.
Investigation regarding abuse etc. in Stockholm to be discontinued22.7.2019 15:41:45 CEST | Pressmeddelande
In the case concerning an American artist who has been arrested on suspicion of assault since 5 July, a counter-notice was also made against an injured party in the case. The preliminary investigation has been going on in parallel where the injured party was suspected of abuse, assault and attempted assault. The preliminary investigation in that matter is now discontinued and the injured party is no longer suspected of any crime.
Extended time granted for the prosecutor to investigate the case with the American artist19.7.2019 14:26:02 CEST | Press release
Stockholm District Court has granted the prosecutor more time to continue the preliminary investigation of the case concerning the American artist who has been detained since 5 July on probable cause on suspicion of assault in Stockholm.
Prosecutor requests more time to investigate the case with the American artist19.7.2019 08:45:13 CEST | Press release
On Friday 5 July, an artist was detained on probable cause for assault in central Stockholm. The prosecutor has now requested for an extension of time until 25 July to finish the investigation. An application for a detention order has been sent to Stockholm District Court.
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