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Nov302010

WikiLeaks' Assange Wanted By Interpol for 'Sex Crimes'

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(GOTHENBURG, Sweden) -- Interpol on Tuesday issued a warrant for the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for his alleged connection to sex crimes.

While no one at Interpol was available for comment, the wanted notice appears to be a Red Notice.  According to Interpol, this is not an international arrest warrant, but many countries consider a Red Notice a valid request for provisional arrest for extradition. Assange is wanted in Sweden.

Earlier Tuesday, Swedish officials said Assange had filed another appeal against the court order to detain him on suspicion of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion.

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