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Assange 'facing death threats' - Europe - Al Jazeera English

Assange 'facing death threats' - Europe - Al Jazeera English: "The founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has said that he is taking precautions against death threats following the publication of hundreds of leaked US diplomatic cables.

Julian Assange, who is also wanted for questioning by Swedish police over alleged sex offences, was answering readers' question on the website of the UK's Guardian newspaper on Friday, despite lying low since the documents began to appear on the group's website on Sunday

'The threats against our lives are a matter of public record, however, we are taking the appropriate precautions to the degree that we are able when dealing with a superpower,' he was quoted as saying on the newspaper's website.

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