Sweden Denies WikiLeaks Founder Residency Permit

Sweden denied a work and residency permit Monday for Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website that angered the United States by releasing classified U.S. military documents about the Afghan war. “The board today rejected Assange’s application for a work and residency permit,” said Hakan Gestrin, a spokesman at the Swedish Migration Board. He gave no reason for the rejection of the permit. – Reuters

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