Julian Assange had just humiliated the most powerful country in the world, he is the head of one of the most controversial cyber operations in history. So when he arrived in Sweden in August 2010 he was greeted like a conquering hero.
But within weeks there was a warrant out for his arrest and he was being investigated for rape and sexual molestation. However, as the details of the allegations against Assange emerged, suspicions arose over the legal barrage being aimed at him.
Today Assange is taking sanctuary in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, arguing he won’t receive justice if he is taken to Sweden and that U.S. authorities are building a case for his extradition.
Andrew Fowler examines in detail what happened in those crucial weeks while Assange was in Sweden. What was the nature of his relationship with the two women who claim he assaulted them? And what did they tell police that led the authorities to seek his arrest?
Sex, Lies and Julian Assange explores the mysterious circumstances surrounding the case, getting to the heart of a bizzare tale of international cat and mouse.