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Anna Ardin Has Left Sweden

Anna Ardin Has Left Sweden - In an article in Crikey an Australian email daily Guy Rundle writes that Anna Ardin who is one of the two complainants against Assange has left Sweden. She may have ceased co-operation with the Swedish prosecution service and her own lawyer according to sources in Sweden. Of course the sources are not identified so the degree of credibility involved in this report still needs to be determined. Pending further verification these are just rumors.

Perhaps the move is not surprising. In spite of Ardin being a feminist not all feminists are sympathetic to her case especially given the details as they have been described so far. Naomi Klein, Naomi Wolf, and the European group Women Against Rape have all questioned the nature of the case and the actual purpose of the prosecution. Ardin is now in the West Bank as part of a Christian outreach group which is attempting to reconcile Palestinians and Israelis. Good luck! Imagine a Christian group trying to reconcile Israelis and Palestinians. She is in a small town that apparently is often besieged by Jewish settlers. The paper Crikey tried to connect to her by phone, fax, email and twitter but was unsuccessful. Ardin's latest twitter feed reads: "CIA agent, rabid feminist / Muslim lover, a Christian fundamentalist, frigid & fatally in love with a man, can you be all that at the same time ..."

Anna Ardin Has Left Sweden

At least she still seems to retain a sense of humor! An earlier tweet seemed to imply that she still supported Wikileaks after financial institutions withdrew services. She said:"Mastercard, Visa and Paypal - hit it, now!"*It was a source from Ardin's old university of Uppsala who reported rumours that she had stopped co-operating with the prosecution service several weeks ago, and that this was part of the reason for the long delay in proceeding with charges - and what still appears to be an absence of charges. However obviously the international warrant was issued to question Assange on potential charges.

Anna Ardin Has Left Sweden


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