Title: FOIA Documents on Assange Case from Swedish Prosecution Authority

Document Date: 2015-10-16

Description: Documents from FOIA request on Assange's case in Sweden. Documents obtained by Stefania Maurizi, originally published in the Italian newsmagazine l'Espresso

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den 13 januari 2011 19:24
LOfgren Oia
Ny Marianne
FW: Assange

Assange Provisional Skeleton Argument.pdf

Dear Ola and Marianne,

attach an electronic version of the defence's skeleton argument, which I have now been able to obtain.

i thought you may wish to consider the contents now and to see the genera! issues which are being raised Obviously
I am still awaiting details of the defence experts' evidence. These statements are overdue and I understand should be
sent to me by next Thursday

I will be writing further to you [tomorrow] to deal with the various miscellaneous points and issues which have arisen
and, in particular, with the specific points which were raised by Ola during a recent telephone discussion.

Hopefully many of the assertions can be dealt with quite easily and quickly.

The defence has published its skeleton arguments [as attached]. I confirm that I have NOT done so with the
prosecution documents and do not intend to do so.

The defence has also sent a bundle of various documents to me but none is really new or needs your detailed
consideration. I will send on any which may be of interest to you.

I am sorry to be dealing with the issues on a piecemeal basis. It is simply amazing how much work this case is
generating. It sometimes seems like an industry, it is certainly non stop. Please do not think that the case is being
dealt with as just another extradition request.

Kind Regards,

Paul

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Fran: Close Paul _

Skickat: den 25 januari 2011 17:36

Till: Lofgren Ola

Kopia: Ny Marianne

Amne: FW: THE EXTRADITION OF JULIAN ASSANGE TO SWEDEN. ** UPDATE ** 1 of 2.

Dear Ola,

I have been waiting patiently for the outstanding defence documents, which are now long overdue, before sending a
substantive reply and advice to you. I had hoped to set out all the details and the requests for any further information
in one document.

The defence has said it will send the pending documents to me by tomorrow [Wednesday], I will of course contact you
as soon as the solicitors do so. ^..........

My earlier advice remains, that in my view it would not be prudent for the Swedish authorities to try to interview the
defendant in the UK. Such an interview would need to be pursuant to a letter of request [as it is an attempt to gather
evidence rather than an exercise merely to obtain information or intelligence]. Even if the defendant was to consent to
such an interview [by appointment] on a mutually agreed basis, the defence would without any doubt seek to turn the
event to its advantage.

It would inevitably allege it was conclusive proof that the Swedish authorities had no case whatsoever against him
and hence the interview was in the hope that he would make a full and frank confession. He would of course have no
obligation [under English law] to answer any questions put to him. Any attempt to interview him under strict Swedish
law would invariably be fraught with problems.

General experience has also shown that attempts by foreign authorities to interview a defendant in the UK, frequently
leads to the defence retort that that some inducements or threats were made by the interviewers [such as the
prosecutors’ approach to bail on the defendant’s surrender to the foreign state], Thus I suggest you interview him only
on his surrender to Sweden and in accordance with Swedish law.

As we have discussed your prosecution is well based on the existing evidence and is sufficient to proceed to trial,
which is the prosecution’s intention. * I

You have the evidence of the complainants.

We may need to put our response to the basic points raised bv the defence on a clear, simple footing. These are
essentially that Marianne Ny can issue a European Arrest Warrant and the Swedish authorities actually still do want to
prosecute the defendant [for the Swedish offences set out in the EAW],

I will scan a letter, just received from the defence solicitors, to you very shortly. I will send a further substantive advice
following receipt of the outstanding defence documents. I will also advise as to the format and content of any Swedish
response. Hopefully we can, as I have mentioned, try to use one comprehensive response to deal with all the issues.

Kind Regards,
Paul.

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Fran: Lofgren Ola [Ola.Lofgren@;

Skickat: den 21 januari 2011 43

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FrSn: Lofgren Ola

Skickat: den 21 januari 2011 14:11

Till: 'Close Paul'

Kopia: Ny Marianne

Amne: SV: THE EXTRADITION OF JULIAN ASSANGE TO SWEDEN, **SHORT UPDATE**

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; nope that you are fine, considering the circumstances

Marianne Ny is prepared to produce a document elaborating on specific issues that needs to be dealt vvitn in respect of
the defence assertions. Piease advise us on what is needed.

Such a document could comprise

1. A brief description of the Swedish criminal Investigation, the procedural steps and conditions.

2. A statement of the contacts between the prosecution/police and Mr. Assange/defence aiming at having an
interview with Mr, Assange in Sweden before the EAW was issued.

3. More?

Kind regards
/Ola

Mr. Ola Lofgren

Head of international unit

Office of the Prosecutor Genera!

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Skickat: den 11 januari 2011 15:48
Till: Lofgren Ola
Kopia: Ny Marianne

Amne: FW: THE EXTRADITION OF JULIAN ASSANGE TO SWEDEN. **SHORT UPDATE**

Oia and Marianne,

Further to my recent telephone conversations with Ola, I confirm that everything is in order and there are absolutely no
problems. No difficulties or issues arose at court this morning. A full detailed report and an advice on the genera! issues,
together with one on the points which you raised this morning, will follow to you as soon as possible.

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There are no press issues at least not as we encountered before i believe the press was disappointed that it was ail
rather boring and technical, which of course is precisely what i wanted to happen.

Please see the attached document which sets cut our case. It was served on the defence and the court yesterday in
accordance with the court s directions The defence did serve a preliminary document at court this morning. I am trying to
get an electronic copy [rather than trying to rely on a scanned copy] ! reckon the defence worked through the night to"

prepare the document

The defence say that it will be calling two experts [Sven-Enk Aihern (lawyer.! and Laura Agostin (sociologist)] and I
suppose, the defendant [if he decides he will give sworn evidence on his own behalf]. No statements for these have yet
been supplied by the defence, despite the court’s earlier directions

We will have to deal with seme of the defence assertions I will advise you in full as soon as possible. As you know the
case still generates so much correspondence and work [aside from the mam extradition request work] ail of which is
extremely time- consuming.

: he press vvi!! get sight of the documents served on the vuu; i ¡?; docoidm w wkh u 10 uoui o - a ciu; w ¡usual on ecuoi i.
However I am still giving some thought as to how best to ensure that we do not respond to the inevitable press enquiries
on details in the documents, prior to the extradition hearing [which is still scheduled for 7 & 8 February 2011],

Paul.

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Överäklagare Marianne Ny

Dear Mr Close,

Due to the fact that certain questions have occurred in connection with the

would like to supply the following comments and clarification.

On authorisation to issue a European arrest warrant

According to Section 3 of the 2003:1178 Ordinance on surrender to Sweden
according to the European arrest warrant, the Prosecutor is authorised to issue a
European arrest warrant for legal proceedings. The Prosecutor-General's
regulations AFS 2007:12 state that public prosecutors are authorised in these
matters. The group public prosecutors consists of, according to Chapter 7,
Section 1 of the Code of Judicial Procedure, the Prosecutor-General, Deputy
Prosecutor-General, Director of Public Prosecutions, Deputy Director of Public
Prosecutions, Chief Public Prosecutor, Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor and
Public Prosecutors.

If the suspect has been detained with probable cause suspected of a crime that
is punishable by a sentence of at least one year in prison, an arrest warrant for
legal proceedings may be issued for this crime.

The aim of the request

The measure consisting of a request for Julian Assange to be surrendered to
Sweden is aimed at enabling the implementation of the preliminary
investigation concerning the crimes he is suspected of, and ensuring that the
proper legal proceedings can be carried out.

Julian Assange has been detained by a Swedish court with probable cause
suspected of rape, sexual molestation in two cases and illegal coercion.
According to Swedish law, a decision to prosecute may not be taken at the
stage that the preliminary investigation is currently at. The decision concerning
prosecution, i.e. legal proceedings, may not be made until the preliminary
investigation has been concluded. The notifications and measures that must be
taken before prosecution are stated in Chapter 23, Section 18 of the Code of
Judicial Procedure. During the preliminary investigation the suspect, when
interviewed, must be informed of the crime/s he is suspected of. Julian Assange
has not yet been formally notified that he is suspected of rape, sexual
molestation and illegal coercion, neither has he been interviewed concerning
these charges. The suspect and his defence counsel are entitled to be informed
on a continuous basis of the information gleaned during the preliminary

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investigation if this does not endanger the implementation of the investigation.
Julian Assange has, as far as has been possible through his public defence
counsel Björn Hurtig, been notified of the progress of the investigation. When
the preliminary investigation has been concluded, the suspect and his defence
counsel are given the opportunity of access to the investigation as a whole.

They are then entitled to request any further investigation that they consider
necessary and give their views on the investigation generally. Only after this
has been completed can the decision on prosecution be made. In order to
prosecute it is necessary that the prosecutor, based on objective observations, is
able to anticipate a conviction.

The aim of the preliminary investigation is to investigate the crime, provide
underlying material on which to base a decision concerning prosecution and
prepare the case so that all the evidence can be presented in a context at the
main hearing in court.

Would it have been possible to interview Julian Assange before the issue of
a European arrest warrant?

The preliminary investigation of the suspicions against Julian Assange were
initiated on 20 August 2010. Public Prosecutor Maria Häljebo-Kjellstrand took
a decision to order the arrest of Julian Assange. The case was then taken over
by Chief Public Prosecutor Eva Finné who, on 21 August, took a decision to
revoke the arrest order. After this Eva Finné took a decision, on 25 August, to
withdraw the charge of rape and issued a directive to the police that Julian
Assange was to be interviewed on suspicion of sexual molestation. The
interview with Julian Assange was held on 31 August in the presence of his
then public defence counsel.

Through their legal representatives, the injured parties requested a review of
the decision to terminate the preliminary investigation on the rape charge. On
1 September I, after a full briefing on the case, took a decision to resume the
preliminary investigation of Julian Assange for the rape charge and that the
investigation would be extended to include suspicions of other crimes against
the same two women.

On 14 September, Björn Hurtig public defence counsel for Julian Assange,
submitted an e-mail. He stated that Julian Assange had urgent business in other
countries and asked if there were any coercive measures in place that would
prevent Julian Assange from leaving the country for a brief period of time. By
telephone Mr Hurtig was informed that there were some investigative measures
still outstanding before a new interview with Julian Assange would be relevant
and that there was no arrest warrant issued for him.

On 21 September 2010 I contacted lawyer Hurtig to agree a schedule for an

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interview with Julian Assange as soon as possible, Mr Assange has no known
residential address and all contacts were via his defence counsel. The following
day I was in contact with Mr Hurtig several times. He stated that he had not
been able to contact Julian Assange. A preliminary agreement was made to
hold an interview on Tuesday, 28 September. During the following few days I
was in repeated contact with Mr Hurtig. On 27 September 2010 Mr Hurtig
notified us that he had not managed to contact Julian Assange. The police
carried out a parallel investigation of the whereabouts ot Julian Assange with
no success. On 27 September 2010 I took a decision to order the arrest of
Julian Assange. His lawyer Mr Hurtig was notified of this decision.

On 30 September 2010, Mr Hurtig notified us that Julian Assange was
currently abroad but would return to Sweden and proposed an interview on
Sunday, 10 October or Thursday, 14 October 2010. I and my Assistant
Investigator, Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor Erika Lejnefors, answered that
we wished to hold the interviews as soon as possible but that Sunday, 10
October was difficult for us.

The police were informed that Julian Assange was scheduled to give a lecture
in Stockholm on 4 October 2010. An arrest and interview were prepared.
However, as far as we know Julian Assange did not come to Stockholm on that
date. On 5 October I once again contacted Mr Hurtig to agree a time for an
interview with Julian Assange.

On 8 October I once again contacted him to obtain information as to when
Julian Assange was willing to attend for interview. Mr Hurtig stated that Julian
Assange was currently abroad. He promised to contact me as to whether Julian
Assange could come to Stockholm to attend an interview on 14 October but
suggested that the interview could be held on the telephone instead. I made it
clear that Julian Assange must attend in person, considering the level of
severity of the crimes he is suspected of. In addition, he was arrested in his
absence according to my decision on 27 September mentioned above. On 12
October Mr Hurtig notified us that he had not been able to contact Julian ,
Assange.

On 18 October, the investigator Detective Mats Gehlin, made an attempt to
contact Julian Assange via Johannes Wahlstrom, his contact point and friend.
Julian Assange did not react.

On 10 November I informed Mr Hurtig that I intended to, during the following
week, request an order for the arrest of Julian Assange.

On 15 November, Mr Hurtig submitted a written statement to the Swedish
Prosecution Authority stating that Julian Assange was willing to participate in
an interview via video link or telephone. This statement was answered on the

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same day and the pertinent reasons were given as to why Julian Assange had to
attend the interview in person.

Borâs, 12 November 2010

Director of Prosecution
Marianne Nv

Fax:

Re: case no B 12885-10; pros./. Julian Assange

In my capacity as public prosecutor for Julian Assange, I am writing to you in respect of the following
matter.

The judicial investigation into Julian Assange was reopened on 1 September 2009. He then had only
been served the assault allegation charges, but in your capacity as Director of Prosecution, you made
the decision to change the classification in the fust instance to sexual assault, and clarified that Mian
Assange was also suspected of rape. These sexual assault and rape allegations had not yet been served
to Julian Assange.

During the period between me being assigned as Julian Assange’s public prosecutor to today, you and I
have contacted each other a number of times, and on several occasions, I have discussed the
circumstances of the case with Deputy Prosecutor General Erika Leijnefors. As I understand things, the
Prosecution Authority is currently in the process of submitting a report to Stockholm County Court
whereby you request that Julian Assange be remanded in custody in absentia. The basis for this will
likely be that Julian Assange has not yet presented himself at the hearing.

With reference to the above, I would like to present the following.

LAWYERS: JOHAN ERIKSSON CLEA SANOBORN BJORN HURTIG BJÖRN SANDlN TOBIAH PaLTH JOHAN AKERMARK JONAS VON HEJDENSTAM
JENS LAPIDUS LARS AHLSTEDT LLfh UNA HOLMGREN JEANETTE XARLSSON
HANTVERKAREGATAW 78, BOX 12107, SE-102 23STOCKHOLM
TEL;-* . “ NO 969682-9994

1. It was initially requested on a number of occasions that you hear a statement from Julian
Assange. The reason for this was that the case was dragging on for an unnecessarily long time,
and that it was difficult to prepare for Julian Assange’s defence without being aware of the
details of the crime for which he was suspected. Your preliminary response to this was that
there was not sufficient time to hear Julian Assange at that point, as there were other cases to
hear, and there were only a few police officers involved in the case. The hearing for Julian
Assange was then deferred. I would particularly like to point out that you reopened the
judicial investigation on 1 September, that I was appointed on 8 September, that over a period
of weeks, I made a request to you to find out the allegations and for Julian Assange to get a
fair hearing.

2. In addition, on several occasions, in respect of 23:18 of the Swedish Penal Code, I have
requested to obtain a copy of the investigation. I then wrote to you on 14 September with a
similar request, asking for copies of all documentation relevant to this case such as
declarations, hearings, witness statements, any documentation from SAPO, etc. Until Friday
(12 November 2010), I.haVe not been made aware of any of the allegations aimed at my client.
Neither have I yet.obtained any documentation primarily from the investigation, apart from
Erika Leijnefors who, on 12 November, read a number of sections from the hearing with one
of the witnesses, and orally gave me other information from the investigation in respect of the
possible forthcoming arrest proceedings.

3. In conjunction with the above statement to you, I stated that Julian Assange had urgent
matters in other countries, and I asked whether there was any ban on him leaving the country.
The question therefore was whether there was any enforcement action, such as a ban on travel,
aimed at Julian Assange. In the telephone conversation with you, it was apparent that there
was no hindrance to Julian Assange leaving the country. At this stage, neither was there any
request from your part to hold a hearing with Julian Assange. Julian Assange then left Sweden
without knowing if he was expected to attend a hearing, if at all, and whether he had the legal
right to leave the country.

LAWYERS: JOHAN ERIKSSON CLEA SANG BORN BJÖRN HURTIG BJÖRN SANDIN TOBIAN FALTH JOHAN AkERMARK JONAS VON HEIDEN STAM
JENS LAP1DUS LARS AHLSTEDT LLB: UNA HOLMGREN JEANETTE XARLSSON
lMNTypgg^PPrtATANT» RDX r?ltn SS.UH M STOCKHOLM
TEL; NO 9694*2-9994

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4. Following Julian Assange’s departure from Sweden, the Prosecution Authority then requested
a hearing with him. He was then in other countries for work matters, and had difficulty in
arranging his schedule for exactly when the Prosecution Authority had requested. Meanwhile,
through me, he had expressed on several occasions, a willingness to participate in such a
hearing. He had himself proposed various dates when he could be in Sweden and participate
in a hearing. At the beginning of October in week 40,1 notified Erika Leijnefors by telephone
that we were willing to attend a hearing on Sunday 10 October, or any day in the following
week, week 41. Erika Leijnefors and I agreed that it would be better to hold the hearing in
week 41 than on a Sunday. Erika Leijnefors was then going to get back to me after she had
spoken to you. Neither the times we had then suggested nor another occasion suggested were
acceptable to you; on some occasions, our proposed times were too far in the future (a few
weeks’ time); another occasion, one of your investigators was ill. It should be borne in mind
that Julian Assange is a very busy man, with many appointments and meetings around the
world. In.the time we are now talking about, he had been invited to speak at the UN, for
example. The Prosecution Authority is clearly aware of this fact. It must therefore seem
strange that a hearing could not take place because an investigator was ill.

LAWYERS: JOHAN ERIKSSON CLEA SANGBORN BJÖRN HURTIG BJÖRN SANtXN TOBJAN FÄLTH JOHAN AKERMARK. JONAS VON HEJDENSTAM
JENS UMDUS LARS AHLSTfiDT LLB: UNA HOLMGREN JEANETTE KARLSSON
HAMTyEWLAREGATAN 7L BOX 1210?. SR-102 23 STOCKHOLM
TEL; + NO 9WS2-9994

5. In addition to the above attempt from Julian Assange’s side to participate in the hearing, he
has also, once again through me, shown himself to be willing to participate in a hearing over
the telephone. He was at that time prepared to go to an Australian Embassy and - after
appropriate identification - to participate in the hearing via telephone.

6. Therefore, Julian Assange is prepared to participate in a hearing. However, due to his
profession and the feet that he is abroad, it is difficult for him to come to Sweden on precisely
the dates requested by the Prosecution Authority. In the meantime, he wishes to find a time
that suits the Prosecution Authority, but is also willing to participate in the hearing by means
other than being physically present in the same room as the investigator/s. Thus, he is
prepared to participate by telephone, video iink, or any other possible method. He is also
prepared to respond to questions and the statement in writing. In this matter, I refer to

NJA 2007 p. 337, where HD takes a position on the proportionality of arresting a person in
absentia if the person is abroad, has been willing to participate in the hearing in another way
than travelling to Sweden, and who has left Sweden without having any enforcement action
against him.

From the above, it is clear that Julian Assange is not trying to avoid the hearing. On the contrary,
he is willing to participate. I have stated the various alternatives on offer, and believe that it would
be wrong of the Prosecution Authority to submit an arrest warrant against the background of Julian
Assange showing no sign of contumacy. Instead, it would be most suitable for the Prosecution
Authority to provide proposals for various hearing dates with Julian Assange. In addition, the
Prosecution Authority should consider the alternatives to a personal appearance which Julian
Assange has requested before an arrest warrant is issued.

LAWYERS; JOHAN ERIKSSON CLEA SANGBORN BJÖRN HURTIG BJÖRN SANDIN T081AN fÄLTH JOHAN AKERMARX iONAS VON HEIDENSTAM
JENS LAP1DUS LARS AHLSTEDt LUh LINA HOLMGREN JEANETTE KARLSSON
uivnnemrtaeniTtiJ n afi» lUM tB im 1t-STOCKHOLM

TEL; , NO M96S2-9994

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In addition to the above, there is also the fact that Julian has not yet been informed of the
allegations against him, neither in detail nor in a language he understands. Nor has he obtained the
investigation material in a language he understands. Therefore he is obviously to defend himself
effectively and completely against the allegations directed at him. This is in contravention of
Article 6.3 in the European Convention; plus I believe that the Prosecution Authority is in
contravention of 23:18 of the Swedish Penal Code by not keeping Julian Assange up to date on the
investigation results on an ongoing basis.

Finally, I would like to assert that Julian Assange is known the world over. The Prosecution
Authority has already damaged Julian Assange’s reputation with its initial breach of privacy. As
far as I understand, the Justice Ombudsman has been informed and die CU has begun an
investigation. Following the puDUcaciGn ot Julian Assange's name, me tiocgie search engine was
quick to show several million hits for the combination of “Julian Assange” and "rape” in Swedish
and many other languages. The claim that the court will arrest Julian Assange as, on reasonable
grounds, suspected of rape, will of course create a massive media explosion.

Regardless of the issue of an arrest warrant, such a warrant will be considerably damaging to
Julian Assange. I therefore state that, as I have established in this document, the Prosecution
Authority should provide a constructive proposal of how and when a hearing should be held with
Julian Assange instead of issuing an arrest warrant with its negative consequences which an arrest
warrant would naturally entail for Julian Assange.

LAWYERS: JOHAN ERIKSSON ClEA SANGBORN BJÖRN HURTIG BJÖRN SANDIN TOBIAN FÄLTH JOHAN AK6AMARK JONAS VON HE1DENSTAM
JENS LAMDUS U RS AHLSTEOT Oft UNA HOLMGREN JEANETTE KAWLSSON

»--------■------------------— rOCKNOLM

TEL; “ ». NO 969*82-9994

In the case that the Prosecution Authority keeps to its decision to issue an arrest warrant, I request that
nothing be omitted from the arrest memorandum. During my last telephone call to Erika Leijnefors, I
namely learned that some SMS messages, the latest hearing with the complainantand the hearing with
Julian Assange, were to be omitted. This is therefore a request from my side, that all information be
included in the memorandum that is to be submitted to the court and to me. In any case, I wish to have
the opportunity to go through the documents prior to the deliberations.

I await your response

Kind Regards,

Björn Hurtig

LAWYERS: JOHAN ERIKSSON CLEA SANGBORN BJÖRN HURTIG BJÖRN SAND1N TOSJAN FÄLTH JOHAN AKERMARK JONAS VON HEIDENSTAM
JENS LA PI DUS LARSAHL5TEDT LLB: UNA HOLMGREN JEANETTE KARLSSON
HAKTTVPP*A » FfiATAN Ä BOX 12102. SE-1IJ2 2J STOCKHOLM
TEL^ ».N09S96I2-9W4

Ny Marianne

Fran: Close Paul < k>

Skickat: den 9 juli 2012 11:37

Till: 'Aaron Watkins' _ ___

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Amne: FW: Julian ASSANGE - Weekend SC&09 Duties

Bifogade filer: Bail Conditions.pdf; Breach 20 June.pdf; Breach 19 June.pdf; Assange Warrant

FYI. warrant

From: Mel.Humphrevs@met.pnn,police.uk rmai!to:Mei.Humphreys@met.pnn,police.uk]
Sent: 05 July 2012 11:50

To: Pete.Murray@met.police.uk; Kevin.Seccombe@met.police.uk
Cc: Garry.A.Lilburn@met.police.uk; Dean.Coyle@met.police.uk
Subject: Julian ASSANGE - Weekend SC&09 Duties

Pete / Kevin

Julian ASSANGE remains under the protection of the Ecuador Embassy, Hans Crescent, SW1 whilst his application
for asylum is considered. The FCO remain in dialog with the Ecuador Authorities, although I understand there are
substantial questions whether Ecuador can legally grant asylum to ASSANGE in London.

Local officers from BS and DPG will remain at the premises 24/7. SC&09 have undertaken to have Extradition Unit
officers at NSY from 0800 - 2200 to provide support should ASSANGE surrender himself. The Extradition on-call
officer will assist outside these times and will be called via SCD Reserv

Please find copies of his bail cbnaitions, Statements from G4S re breach of curfew on l9th & 20th June and copy of
fail to surrender warrant.

«Bail Conditions.pdf» «Breach 20 June.pdf» «Breach 19 June.pdf» «Assange Warrant»
CPS - For info only

Kind regards
Mel

Mel Humphreys | Detective Sergeant | Metropolitan Police Service

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Hello Marianne,

I am so sorry for the slight delay in getting back to you; as usual due partly to absence but mostly male incompetence.

I have no idea why the Brit Vice - Ambassador wants to meet with you. I can but assume that as you mix in those
social circles it is hardly surprising!

By chance I heard the BBC World service radio report earlier this morning about his health. The [BBC] link below may
be of interest.

There is no question of him being allowed out of the Ecuadorian embassy, treated and then allowed to go back. He
would be arrested as soon as was appropriate.

___v^onunion.

Some ghastly Swedish journalist [Stjarna Franfaile] has been trying to get information/quotes from counsel. Suffice it
to say none of the team will under any circumstances correspond/speak with her. I will send details to you merely for
information and so you can put Karin and others on notice. The references to Mutual Legal Assistance [MLA] and
Letter of Request [LOR] can be completely ignored; the document has no ‘official’ [or other] standing whatsoever. I
will notify the CPS Press Office for general information.

I will of course let you know as soon as I have news. Please let me know if you need any further information or
advice. I am sure you can guess what I would just love to send to you as a Christmas present.

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Dear Ambassador,

Ms Nicola Yang at UK Central Authority (UKCA) has provided me with your contact details. She advised me to
contact you and told me that you had indicated that you would welcome direct contact.

Letter of request for legal assistance in the matter of Julian Assange was sent to the Republic of Ecuador and to the
UK last week. The letter of request to the Republic of Ecuador was sent via diplomatic channels and was to be
translated into Spanish before handed over to the Ecuadorian Embassy in Stockholm while the letter to UK was sent
directly to UKCA.

The request for permission, that last week was considered and accepted by the UKCA, is made for a Swedish
investigator from the police in Stockholm, whilst

under the supervision of the Assistant Prosecutor, take a DNA sample from the suspect and conduct an interview
with Julian Assange in London as well as conduct a complementary interview the following day. The complementary
interview may be cancelled should it be deemed unnecessary.

By agreement with Julian Assange we want to conduct the investigation matters on two consecutive days during
June-July 2015, and primarily in June 2015. Julian Assange has suggested 17-18 June 2015 to which we have agreed.

The interview regarding the suspected crimes will be performed by Detective Superintendent Cecilia Redell of the
Stockholm police with the aid of an English interpreter, Mr Patrik Teste, IUF Sverige AB, Stockholm and in the
presence of Chief Prosecutor Ingrid Isgren of the Public Prosecution Office in Vasteras. I do not intend to be present
myself. At the interview Julian Assange will have legal representation from advocate Thomas Olsson, Stockholm and
advocate Per E Samuelsson, Stockholm. In all there will be six persons, including Mr Assange, present.

Given that your government accepts my request for legal assistance in this matter, would it from a practical view be
possible to carry out the investigative measures June 17th-18th in premises of the Embassy? Is there a room spacious
enough for at least six persons that we may use for taking the DNA-sample and the interviews? It would be
preferable to start 9 am, have an ordinary lunch break and finish latest by 5 pm both days.

For your information please find the letter of request sent to UKCA enclosed. It is identical in wording with the
application sent to the Republic of Ecuador.

Looking forward to your reply.

Marianne Ny

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Marianne Ny

Director of Public Prosecution

Swedish Prosecution Authority
Prosecution Development Centre, Göteborg

Address: P.O. Box 128, SE-401 22 Göteborg
Visit:Ernst Fontells plats, Göteborg

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Investigation matters regarding Mr A

Dear Ambassador,

I have received an e-mail from Ms Nicola Yang, UKCA advising me that she believes the Foreign Office in London has
the understanding that you have not received any communication from the Swedish authorities regarding the Letter
of Request. I regret that the Letter of Request for legal assistance in the matter of Julian Assange has not been
transmitted yet to the Ecuadorian Embassy. As far as I could find out early this morning the necessary process of
Authentication of the documents still was not accomplished last night. I am now awaiting information when this will
be and when the documents can be transmitted to the Ecuadorian Embassy in Stockholm and to the Ecuadorian
Embassy in London, the latter through the Swedish Embassy I London.

I will keep you posted on the development and hopefully this issue will be resolved in short.

Sincerely yours

Marianne Ny

Marianne Ny

Director of Public Prosecution

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Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETAÑA •
den 16 juni 2015 17:59
Ny Marianne

RE: RESPONSE FROM THE EMBASSY OF ECUADOR

Dear Mrs Ny,

I regret any inconvenience this may cause but I must inform you that, at this point, I am not authorized to allow
entry to the investigative team to the embassy.

Yours sincerely,

Juan Falconi Puig
Ambassador

From: Ny Marianne [

Sent: 16 June 2015 09:35

To: Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETANA

Subject: VB: RESPONSE FROM THE EMBASSY OF ECUADOR

Dear Mr Ambassador

Unfortunately the investigative team is already on their way to London. I do not know if the defence lawyers has left
Sweden yet. I will try to get in touch with them.

Yours sincerely
Marianne Ny

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Frân: Ny Marianne

Skickat: den 16 juni 2015 15:46

Till: 'Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETANA'

Àmne: SV: RESPONSE FROM THE EMBASSY OF ECUADOR

Thank you so much for your swift answer. My understanding is that the formal request already had reached Quito
via the Ecuadorian Embassy in Stockholm. The documentation that has been handed over to you is a copy of the one
that was handed over to your Embassy in Stockholm on last Friday.

Yours sincerely
Marianne Ny

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Frân: Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETANA [mailtc
Skickat: den 16 juni 2015 15:27
Till: Ny Marianne

Àmne: RESPONSE FROM THE EMBASSY OF ECUADOR

In response to your kind mail and expressing my very personal opinion, considering the time difference and taking
into account that I am just forwarding to Ecuador the documentation received, while asking the Foreign Ministry for

Dear Mrs Ny,

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instructions, I believe that the most practical decision would be to stop the trip to London this afternoon of the
Swedish investigative team and the defense lawyers.

Your sincerely,

Juan Falconi Puig
Ambassador

From: Ny Marianne [

Sent: 16 June 2015 05:34

To: Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETANA

Subject: VB: MENSAJE PARA EMBAJADOR VILLAGOMEZ

Fran: Ny Marianne

Skickat: den 16 juni 2015 12:29

Till:'Dr. Juan Falconi Pi"°'

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Amne: bV: MENSAJE PARA EMBAJADOR VILLAGOMEZ
Dear Ambassador,

Thank you so much for your kind answer. My understanding is that the formal correspondence on Friday afternoon
was forwarded by the Ecuadorian Embassy in Stockholm to the Government of Ecuador. We have received an e-mail
from the Ecuadorian Ambassador in Stockholm whom acknowledged the receipt of the formal correspondence and
informed us that the documents immediately would be forwarded to relevant Ecuadorian authorities.

It is quite understandable that no answer could be given from the Foreign Ministry of Ecuador so rapidly. In spite of
the lack of time I hope everything can be resolved until tomorrow morning.

If you judge this to be impossible I would be very grateful to know to be able to stop the Swedish investigative team
and defence lawyers from going to London this afternoon.

Yours faithfully,

Marianne Ny

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Amne: RV: MENSAJE PARA EMBAJADOR VILLAGOMEZ

London, June 15th, 2015
Mrs.

Marianne Ny,

Director of Public Prosecution
STOCKHOLM

Dear Mrs. Ny,

In reference to your kind e-mails dated June 8 and 12, 2015 in which you inform that a communication has been
sent to the Governments of Ecuador and the United Kingdom through diplomatic channels, regarding legal

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assistance required by the Kingdom of Sweden to comply with certain formalities at the Embassy of Ecuador in
London regards to Australian citizen Julian Assange, to whom the Ecuadorian government granted diplomatic
asylum on August 16, 2012,1 should inform you that the Foreign Ministry of Ecuador will answer the communication
you have sent to the Ecuadorian Government through diplomatic channels once it is received, taking into
consideration that your second e-mail adds up that the referred communication has been sent to the Embassy of
Ecuador in Stockholm and to the Swedish Embassy in London.

Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration

Juan Falconi Puig

Ambassador of Ecuador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Investigation matters regarding Mr A

Ny Marianne

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Dear Ambassador,

I have received an e-mail from Ms Nicola Yang, UKCA advising me that she believes the Foreign Office in London has
the understanding that you have not received any communication from the Swedish authorities regarding the Letter
of Request. I regret that the Letter of Request for legal assistance in the matter of Julian Assange has not been
transmitted yet to the Ecuadorian Embassy. As far as I could find out early this morning the necessary process of
Authentication of the documents still was not accomplished last night. I am now awaiting information when this will
be and when the documents can be transmitted to the Ecuadorian Embassy in Stockholm and to the Ecuadorian
Embassy in London, the latter through the Swedish Embassy I London.

I will keep you posted on the development and hopefully this issue will be resolved in short.

Sincerely yours

Marianne Ny

Marianne Ny

Director of Public Prosecution

Swedish Prosecution Authority

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RE: Investigation matters regarding Mr A.

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Dear Mrs Ny,

I am sure you are informed that a diplomatic procedure has to be followed.

At this point I have to inform that I am being transferred to a new post as Ambassador, Permanent Representative
to the World Trade Organization in Geneva. Therefore, as from July this affaires will be handled by the new
Ambassador, Mr. Carlos Abad Ortiz.

Yours sincerely,

Juan Falconi Puig
Ambassador

From: Ny Marianne

Sent: 18 June 2015 05:37

To: Embajada del Ecuador GRAN BRETANA

Subject: Investigation matters regarding Mr A.

Dear Ambassador,

I would like to express my gratitude for you having kindly advised me in this matter. I would also like to apologize for
any inconvenience in connection with this.

My decision to let my investigative team go to London was to be prepared in case the Republic of Ecuador, in spite
of the formal request being handed over at such a late stage, would decide to grant permission and find the days
suggested by Mr Assange being the most appropriate. I hope the everything can be resolved and if permission
would be granted we will be happy to return to London.

Sincerely yours,

Marianne Ny
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