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  1. In both cases they were ‘put up’ jobs from my reading of these accusations. Strauss-Kahn was obviously a very likely contender for the French elections, and the dirty tricks dept. in the French establishment decided to do him in.
    In Assange’s case it’s been a case of jealousy and unrequited love. I fail to understand the Swedish definition of ‘rape’. Assange was invited to the homes of each of the women, and invited into their beds. Consensual sex took place, except in one case when the woman was not fully awake. In the other, he didn’t wear a condom. Rape is a very violent crime by definition. Where was the rape????
    Observers are left with the impression the whole matter is a means of removing him from the protection of the UK, hence to Sweden for ‘questioning’, and then bound for a US court where a death sentence is possible. The British courts have a lot to answer for.

  2. If Gil Crespy understood the vast difference between the two cases then Gil need wonder no more.
    Having consensual sex in Sweden without a condom is punishable by a term of imprisonment of a minimum of two years for rape.


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