Around 5450 Palestinian political prisoners, including hundreds of women and children, are currently being held in Israeli prisons.
Both the houses of Congress had passed resolutions seeking an end to the war in Yemen which has claimed thousands of lives.
Assange was arrested from the Ecuadorian embassy after the country withdrew the political asylum it had granted him in 2012. Assange, along with former US soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, exposed American war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan
The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.
On Tuesday, tens of thousands protested against the US-backed and Saudi-led war on Yemen, and marched in solidarity with fighters