Swedish Prosecution Authority

Invitation to a Press Conference on the Assange Case


Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson will hold a press conference on the Assange case on 19 November 2019.

On 11 April 2019, the counsel for the injured party requested the Swedish preliminary investigation concerning rape to be resumed. The case has been handled by Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson at the Swedish Prosecution Authority’s Development Centre in Gothenburg. At the press conference, the prosecutor will inform about the investigative measures taken and provide new information.

The press conference will take place 19 November at 2 pm, at Folkets Hus, Barnhusgatan 12-14, Stockholm, room 300. Entrance no earlier than 1:30 pm.

Please note only accredited journalists can attend. Bring your press ID or certificate from editorial staff. Sign up at info@prosecutor.se by 19 November at 8 am at the latest.

The prosecutor’s presentation will be interpreted from Swedish to English. There will be opportunities for group interviews after the presentation. Questions will also be interpreted from Swedish to English, and vice versa, if needed.

For further information about the case, see https://www.aklagare.se/en/news-and-press/media/the-assange-matter/


Press Service, +46 10 562 50 20

Press Manager Annika Collin, +46 10 562 50 15

Press Officer Anna Knöfel Magnusson, +46 10 562 51 99



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