The founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been arrested by police in London.
The 39-year-old Australian, who was the subject of a European arrest warrant, denies allegations he sexually assaulted two women in Sweden.
Mr Assange is due to appear at City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court later.
A Wikileaks spokesman said Mr Assange’s arrest was an attack on media freedom but it would not stop the release of more secret files.
Kristinn Hrafnsson told Reuters on Tuesday: “Wikileaks is operational. We are continuing on the same track as laid out before.
“Any development with regards to Julian Assange will not change the plans we have with regards to the releases today and in the coming days.”
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