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Alleged victims … Anna Ardin, left, and Sofia Wilen.

Julian Assange feels he has been unjustly persecuted.
Women have been extremely helpful and generous with me and put up with me, assisting me in my work, caring for me, loving me and so on. “But if its management is operating in a responsive way there will be resignations,” he said, without giving details about the material. WikiLeaks has enraged Washington by releasing thousands of US diplomatic cables and US Vice President Joe Biden described Assange as a “hi-tech terrorist”. “We don’t want the bank to suffer unless it’s called for,” Assange told The Times. Assange also confirmed that WikiLeaks was holding a vast amount of material about Bank of America which it intends to release early next year. “I don’t need to be at the beck and call of people making allegations,” he said. AFP As a result, he said, the women had gone to the police for advice “and then the police jumped in on this and bamboozled the women”. “I’ve never had a problem with women. Assange said he was used to attention from women but would not reveal how many women he had slept with. Shares in Bank of America have fallen amid speculation that it was a WikiLeaks target. “I don’t need to go back to Sweden. Sweden wants Britain to extradite the 39-year-old Australian to face questioning over allegations from two women that he raped one of them and sexually assaulted the other in Stockholm in August. US officials are believed to be considering how to indict Assange for espionage. have certain rights, and these rights mean that I do not need to speak to random prosecutors around the world who simply want to have a chat, and won’t do it in any other standard way.”

He said that one account of what occurred in August was that after having discovered they had each had sex with him, they had got into a “tizzy”, or a panic, about the possibility of sexually transmitted diseases. That’s what I’m used to.”

Assange claimed that the Swedish authorities had asked that his Swedish lawyer be “gagged”, adding that his offers to be interviewed by video link or by Swedish officials in Britain had been rejected. “There are some serious problems with the Swedish prosecution,” he said in an interview from the mansion of a wealthy supporter in eastern England where he must stay as part of his bail conditions. “A gentleman certainly doesn’t count,” he said. In an interview with The Times on Tuesday, Assange compared WikiLeaks’ “persecution” to that endured by Jews in the US in the 1950s. The law says I…

Assange told the BBC that one account of what happened in August – the month at the centre of allegations against him – was that the two women had panicked when they found out they had both slept with him and went to police who “bamboozled” them. He insisted he was fighting a Swedish extradition warrant because he believes “no natural justice” would occur in Sweden. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the Swedish women who have accused him of sexual assault had got into a “tizzy” about the possibility they had caught a sexually transmitted disease from him.