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Assange 'charged' libel: McClatchy issues 9 corrections for false statements

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/02/24/109386/wikileaks-assange-to-be-returned.html
Original: "WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face sexual abuse charges, a British court ruled Thursday."
Correction: "WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden for questioning and possible trial on allegations of sexual assault, a British judge ruled Thursday."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story referred incorrectly in the first paragraph to "charges of sexual assault." Assange has not been charged in connection with the allegations."

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/02/07/108256/wikileaks-assange-lawyer-argues.html
Original: (headline) "WikiLeaks: Assange lawyer argues Swedish charges aren't serious"
Correction: "WikiLeaks: Assange lawyer argues Swedish accusations aren't serious"
Correction Statement: N/A

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/22/105662/bank-of-america-wonders-about.html
Original: "In recent months, WikiLeaks has gained notoriety for exposing Pentagon and State Department secrets and for Assange's fight against sexual assault charges in Sweden."
Correction: "In recent months, WikiLeaks has gained notoriety for exposing Pentagon and State Department secrets and for Assange's fight against sexual assault accusations in Sweden."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated in the above paragraph that Assange was battling "sexual assault charges." Assange has not been charged in Sweden."

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/08/104911/one-of-wikileaks-founder-assanges.html
Original: "Anna Ardin's links to Cuba were posted in several Web sites Tuesday after Assange was detained in London on a Swedish extradition request to face charges of sex crimes against Ardin and Sofia Wilén."
Correction: "Anna Ardin's links to Cuba were posted in several Web sites Tuesday after Assange was detained in London on a Swedish extradition request so that he could be questioned on allegations of sex crimes against Ardin and Sofia Wilén."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story referred incorrectly in the third paragraph to "charges of sex crimes." Assange has not been charged with a crime."

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/07/104859/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange.html
Original: "Assange's lawyer, Mark Stephens, called his client innocent of any sex charges and questioned whether the accusations are part of an effort by governments to silence him."
Correction: "Assange's lawyer, Mark Stephens, called his client innocent of any sexual misconduct and questioned whether the accusations are part of an effort by governments to silence him."
Correction Statement: N/A

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/06/104788/wikileaks-swiss-bank-freezes-julian.html
Original: "Interpol, the international police organization, issued a "red alert" seeking Assange's arrest for investigation of sex-related charges in Sweden."
Correction: "Interpol, the international police organization, issued a "red alert" seeking Assange's arrest for investigation of sex-related allegations in Sweden."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrected referred to "sex-related charges" in Paragraph 6. Assange has not been charged with a crime in Sweden."

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/02/104666/feinstein-wants-holder-to-prosecute.html
Original: "Assange is already the subject of an Interpol arrest warrant on sexual assault charges in Sweden."
Correction: "Assange is already the subject of an Interpol arrest warrant for question about sexual assault allegations in Sweden."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Assange faced sexual assault charges in Sweden. Assange has not been chaarged with a crime."

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/11/28/104404/officials-may-be-overstating-the.html
Original: "Sunday's release showed a growing willingness on the part of WikiLeaks, whose founder, Julian Assange, is facing rape charges in Sweden, to cooperate with the government on the document trove."
Correction: "Sunday's release showed a growing willingness on the part of WikiLeaks, whose founder, Julian Assange, is facing rape allegations in Sweden, to cooperate with the government on the document trove."
Correction Statement: "CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated in the 12th paragraph that Assange is facing rape charges. No charges have been filed against him in Sweden."

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