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February 7, 2011 6:21 PM

WikiLeaks: Assange lawyer argues Swedish accusations aren't serious

On the opening day of a two-day hearing in London on Sweden's extradition request, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's legal team sought to downplay the severity of the molestation and rape accusations against him and to cast doubt on the credibility and authority of the Swedish prosecutor seeking his extradition, calling a witness who referred to her as an "ultra-radical feminist."

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