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Assange making song on `new politics` with Puerto Rican band

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 12:51

London: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has revealed that his time in the Ecuadorean embassy in London is being spent by working on a song with Puerto Rican band Calle 13.

The former computer hacker has however not revealed if he will be the performer or the lyric composer, the Telegraph reports.

Assange said that he along with the band are making an interesting song about how internet and media in the new age has affected the political situations and claimed that the song is about a Latin American political group from Puerto Rico which has faced challenges with the US government.

According to the report, Assange had chosen staying in the embassy in a bid to escape an exile from Britain to Sweden following inquiries over alleged sex crimes.

Assange further claimed that he feared his move to Sweden might take him to US where he might be prosecuted for Wikileaks` releasing of several classified documents.


First Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 12:51
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