a small reprieve for julian assange
A truly inspiring story.
Julian is finally released from solitary in Belmarsh because the other prisoners in the prison were appalled by his treatment and took up action on his behalf.
A small victory for basic humanity - and it took criminals to teach it to the British state. https://t.co/bEMHlW4v0C
— Craig Murray (@CraigMurrayOrg) January 24, 2020
below Craig's Tweet:
'In an unjust society the only place for a just man is prison.'
~ Henry David Thoreau
WikiLeaks on Twitter doesn't have the news, but from yesterday:
@johnpilger Jan 23
'In court, US lawlessness drives the Julian @Assange
extradition. The protection of the US Constitution for journalists does not apply to him, they say. And when extradited, he will be subject to Special Administrative Measures that cut him off from all humanity. This is fascism.'
WikiLeaks' Kristinn Hrafnsson: "We have now learned that the United States do not consider foreign nationals to have a first amendment protection...they have decided they have extra-territorial reach... This is extremely serious and of grave concern to all journalists" pic.twitter.com/Gk69G1wNsc
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) January 24, 2020