UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Why Julian Assange’s inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all

John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time

A day in the death of British justice

Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris

Manning suicide US Chelsea Manning is recovering following suicide attempt

Manning has been under almost continuous judicial sanctions since April 2019, for twice refusing to testify before a grand jury in the Wikileaks investigations case. UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer, has noted that the sanctions against her amount to torture and coercion

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning

London court protest for Assange Assange’s health deteriorates in prison, UN investigator hints at “psychological torture”

Assange’s lawyers, the Wikileaks and his friends have in the past raised concerns about his fast deteriorating health while in prison

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