Skip to comments.Julian Assange's treatment in prison putting his life at risk, UN rights expert warns
Posted on 11/07/2019 6:33:17 PM PST by yesthatjallen
The treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is facing the threat of extradition from Britain to the US on espionage charges, is putting his life "at risk", according to an independent UN rights expert.
"Unless the UK urgently changes course and alleviates his inhumane situation, Mr Assange's continued exposure to arbitrariness and abuse may soon end up costing his life," the UN special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Nils Melzer, said in a statement.
Mr Melzer, who visited the 48-year-old Australian in a London prison on May 9, nearly a month after his arrest at Ecuador's embassy where he had been holed up for seven years, has previously warned he was being subjected to drawn-out "psychological torture".
The independent expert, who does not speak on behalf of the United Nations, has not met Mr Assange since.
But he told the AFP news agency in an email that his growing concern was based on "new medically relevant information received from several reliable sources."
This information, he said, indicated that, "Mr Assange's health has entered a downward spiral of progressively severe anxiety, stress and helplessness typical for persons exposed to prolonged isolation and constant arbitrariness."
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How long before Hillary’s! Goon Squad finishes him off? ;)
Also: ‘constant arbitrariness.’
We were all predicting Jeffrey Epstein’s Arkancide, we were right, and nothing will come of it.
Nothing will come of Assange’s Arkancide either.
Just a fortuitous circumstance.
Never would have thought that prison would be stressful.
Brennan wants him dead.
Assange knows Seth Rich was the source of the DNC data.
Prison is constant stress for inmates. It is the most damaging environment in our society.
So why doesn’t the Trump administration extradite him back to the states?
Only because the Democrats havent been able to reinstate slavery.
Because forcefully extracting him would be seen as an act of war.
He knows how Epstein ended up.
*** So why doesnt the Trump administration extradite him back to the states? ***
His extradition case is coming up after the New year. There have been hearings. The US DOJ has participated.
same as Seth Rich's suicide....
It is a rare dang thing when I agree with some UN puke.
I say we give him a MEDAL and a new identity !
I recently read somewhere that they have worn Julian down to the point where he can’t even think straight anymore. I believe that they have been employing method of wearing him down to the point where he won’t be able to be a witness for anything.
Good for you. So you going Bernie or Lizzy?
Where are all the Whistleblower Advocates?
Lucky for Assange he's not Epstein. But just watch this space, as it were. Thanks yesthatjallen.
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