Can anyone truly justify the relentless and costly persecution and prosecution of the Australian journalist by the US and the UK?
12 December 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media
From enhanced torture, to extraordinary rendition, to the repudiation of the Geneva Conventions and Tuesday drone-kill lists, it could be said that all roads have led to the continued persecution of Julian Assange. JP
A ‘travesty of justice’ is how Amnesty International describes it.
‘Dangerous and misguided’ says Julian Assange’s partner.
She says the founder of the WikiLeaks website is planning a last-gasp appeal to Britain’s highest court to stop extradition to the United States.
Britain’s Supreme Court is set to have the final verdict on the fate of the 50 year old Australian.
The whistleblower faces up to 175 years in a U.S. prison if he is finally extradited .
But what are the risks of his trans-Atlantic extradition?
Guests: Max Blumenthal, Editor of TheGrayzone.com.
Kristinn Krafnsson, Editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks.
Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and professor of international law at University of Glasgow.