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Wikileaks Julian Assange Lawyers: Rape Accusers Have "Hidden Agendas"

Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange is facing allegations of "sexual misconduct" stemming from an August 2010 incident with two women in Stockholm. His lawyers have stepped forward insisting his innocence and maintaining they have evidence the supposed Assange victims have "hidden agendas."

Assange's Swedish lawyer Bjorn Hurtig offered an interview from Stockholm which stated: "From what I have read, it is clear that the women are lying and that they had an agenda when they went to the police, which had nothing to do with a crime having taken place. It was, I believe, more about jealousy and disappointment on their part. I can prove that at least one of them had very big expectations for something to happen with Julian."

Hurtig has requested permission from the Swedish court to disclose the information he as in terms of clearing Assange from the rape charges. Hurtig also stated: "If I am able to reveal what I know, everyone will realize this is all a charade. If I could tell the British courts, I suspect it would make extradition a moot point."

Assange is presently incarcerated in Wandsworth jail in London, England. His legal team is attempting to thwart an extradition regarding the rape allegations and insist Assange's arrest is part of a plot to prevent Assange from presenting any more potentially embarrassing information regarding international governments.

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