It could go on Appeal in 15 days, but this is a most encouraging moment – the distortion of Justice was so great that it was really not possible even for extremely biased Judge Vanessa Baraitser to give Julian Assange to the U.S. Inquisition…
Julian Assange, an Australian Journalist was arrested on April 11th 2019 in an unprecedented raid of Ecuador embassy by the Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno himself. Close to two years later…
Do not rejoice yet, dear supporters of Julian Assange. Court reasoning of the verdict was only about his ‘health condition’, treating him as a criminal after all!
Assange, 49, is charged with 18 counts of conspiring to hack US government computers and the publication of confidential military records, including a video of a 2007 Apache helicopter attack in Baghdad in which a dozen people, including two Reuters journalists, were killed.
In her ruling Baraitser said that freedom of speech rights do not provide “unfettered discretion by Mr Assange to decide what he’s going to publish”.
However, in a decision which shocked many, including Assange’s own supporters and legal team, Baraitser found that extradition would be oppressive given Assange's mental health.
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