The ex-nurse had already been investigated by Oregon authorities over allegations of sexual misconduct.
As the leader of the "Ideal Human Environment" movement stands accused of sex with a minor, the group's inner workings come to light.
Critics say the minister's comments place the burden on women to prevent rape in a country with a rampant sexual-assault problem.
As the saga possibly comes to an end, we spoke to Melbourne University's Jerry Koliha who taught Assange mathematics back in 2006.
The Statute of Limitations on Some of the Sexual Assault Allegations Against Julian Assange Have Expired
The WikiLeaks founder remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.