Chris Hedges and Nils Melzer: The Psychological Torture of Julian Assange

8 June 2019 — Dandelion Salad

Julian Assange US Extradition Hearing: It Raises Massive Concerns About Free Speech

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jun 8, 2019

Chris Hedges discusses with Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, the conditions of Julian Assange’s detention, his psychological and physical health as well as the judicial proceedings against Assange.

Insight into Wikileaks’ co-founder life in Belmarsh prison

RT on Jun 8, 2019

RT takes a glimpse into Julian Assange’s life behind bars – RUPTLY agency has exclusive video of the Wikileaks co-founder inside London’s Belmarsh prison. The video comes shortly after the UN’s special rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, claimed ‘Assange had been exposed to psychological torture’ during his years in the Ecuadorian embassy – and is now ‘suffering its consequences’.

Watch the full video: EXCLUSIVE footage of Julian Assange inside Belmarsh prison

UN Torture Expert Says Assange Is Victim of Psychological Torture

TheRealNews on Jun 7, 2019

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer investigated the situation of Julian Assange, despite initial reservations. He says if Assange is extradited he faces a “politicized trial,” part of the unprecedented international effort to silence and imprison him.

Transcript (available later?)

UN Torture Rapporteur: Western States Persecuting Julian Assange to the Point of BREAKING HIM!

goingundergroundRT on Jun 1, 2019

We speak to the UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer on his assessment of Julian Assange’s condition, he says Assange has showed signs of psychological torture and says that he has not seen anything as bad as Assange’s case, 20 years into his profession.

Matt Taibbi- Assange’s Indictment is TERRIFYING! Would Criminalise National Security Reporting

goingundergroundRT on Jun 3, 2019

We speak to Matt Taibbi on Julian Assange’s indictment and whether the mainstream media may be turning to Julian Assange’s side.

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