Craig Murray: "The World’s Most Important Political Prisoner"

POSTED FOR DISCUSSION

Craig Murray: "The World’s Most Important Political Prisoner"

"We are now just one week away from the end of Julian Assange’s uniquely lengthy imprisonment for bail violation. He will receive parole from the rest of that sentence, but will continue to be imprisoned on remand awaiting his hearing on extradition to the USA – a process which could last several years.

At that point, all the excuses for Assange’s imprisonment which so-called leftists and liberals in the UK have hidden behind will evaporate. There are no charges and no active investigation in Sweden, where the “evidence” disintegrated at the first whiff of critical scrutiny. He is no longer imprisoned for “jumping bail”. The sole reason for his incarceration will be the publishing of the Afghan and Iraq war logs leaked by Chelsea Manning, with their evidence of wrongdoing and multiple war crimes.

In imprisoning Assange for bail violation, the UK was in clear defiance of the judgement of the UN Working Group on arbitrary Detention, which stated 

Under international law, pre-trial detention must be only imposed in limited instances. Detention during investigations must be even more limited, especially in the absence of any charge. The Swedish investigations have been closed for over 18 months now, and the only ground remaining for Mr. Assange’s continued deprivation of liberty is a bail violation in the UK, which is, objectively, a minor offense that cannot post facto justify the more than 6 years confinement that he has been subjected to since he sought asylum in the Embassy of Ecuador. Mr. Assange should be able to exercise his right to freedom of movement in an unhindered manner, in accordance with the human rights conventions the UK has ratified,

In repudiating the UNWGAD the UK has undermined an important pillar of international law, and one it had always supported in hundreds of other decisions. The mainstream media has entirely failed to note that the UNWGAD called for the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – a source of potentially valuable international pressure on Iran which the UK has made worthless by its own refusal to comply with the UN over the Assange case. Iran simply replies “if you do not respect the UNWGAD then why should we?”

It is in fact a key indication of media/government collusion that the British media, which reports regularly at every pretext on the Zaghari-Ratcliffe case to further its anti-Iranian government agenda, failed to report at all the UNWGAD call for her release – because of the desire to deny the UN body credibility in the case of Julian Assange.

In applying for political asylum, Assange was entering a different and higher legal process which is an internationally recognised right. A very high percentage of dissident political prisoners worldwide are imprisoned on ostensibly unrelated criminal charges with which the authorities fit them up. Many a dissident has been given asylum in these circumstances. Assange did not go into hiding – his whereabouts were extremely well known. The simple characterisation of this as “absconding” by district judge Vanessa Baraitser is a farce of justice – and like the UK’s repudiation of the UNWGAD report, is an attitude that authoritarian regimes will be delighted to repeat towards dissidents worldwide.

Her decision to commit Assange to continuing jail pending his extradition hearing was excessively cruel given the serious health problems he has encountered in Belmarsh."

read the rest here: https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2019/09/the-worlds-most-imp...

Views: 42

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Always the case these days of treason - reporters get jailed, criminals go free. Inverted reality.

Yes sadly, up is down by the hands of those satanists who are the evil powers that be.

"Julian Assange extradition hearing is in February next year. Considering high profile accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's death (potential murder) while incarcerated by US authorities can the US be trusted to handle and try Assange without him dying in a similar fashion.

Can the UK surrender Mr. Assange to the US knowing so. It will be curious to see how Assange's lawyers play that card.-RP"

http://12160.info/profiles/blog/list?q=Epstein+assange

He is obviously a real threat to the powers that be or they would set him free.

A rather stunning report from Gateway Pundit outlines information contained within a lawsuit filing. The lawsuit, filed by Businessman Ed Butowsky, alleges Wikileaks founder Julian Assange confirmed to Fox News analyst Ellen Ratner that the DNC leaked emails were received from Seth Rich and his brother Aaron.

RSS

"Destroying the New World Order"

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE SITE!

mobile page

12160.info/m

12160 Administrators

 

TOP CONTENT THIS WEEK

Latest Activity

James Roberts favorited Phyllis Maka's blog post Senator Dianne Feinstein behind stripping California bare, forcing people out.
1 hour ago
James Roberts replied to Diana's discussion WHILE YOU WERE ALL DISTRACTED FROM THE POWER OUTAGE, CA GOVERNOR PASSES 15 GUN CONTROL LAWS INCLUDING RED FLAG LAWS
"Distracted by the fires, the poop, needles, trash, sanctuary cities, Pelosi's kid's…"
2 hours ago
James Roberts commented on Boris's blog post Twitter has just suspended Trumps personal memesmith
"The best memes have always come from POL (Politically Incorrect on 4chan). The neo-Nazis, in other…"
3 hours ago
James Roberts favorited Boris's blog post Twitter has just suspended Trumps personal memesmith
3 hours ago
James Roberts replied to Mrs. Tif Morgan's discussion Chelsea Clinton: ‘Women Can Absolutely Have A Beard And A Penis’
"Like many children of Democratic politicians, she is a trans- corporate board member. I'd much…"
3 hours ago
Edward Huguenin replied to Mrs. Tif Morgan's discussion Chelsea Clinton: ‘Women Can Absolutely Have A Beard And A Penis’
"Yes, your mother is proof of that!"
3 hours ago
Phyllis Maka posted a blog post

Senator Dianne Feinstein behind stripping California bare, forcing people out.

Senator Dianne Feinstein behind stripping California bare, remember the railway funds?& the…See More
3 hours ago
James Roberts favorited Raz Putin's discussion ZeroHedge: "Bill Gates Was Much Closer To Jeffrey Epstein Than He Initially Let On"
3 hours ago
James Roberts replied to Raz Putin's discussion ZeroHedge: "Bill Gates Was Much Closer To Jeffrey Epstein Than He Initially Let On"
"It seems all Epstein had was passing acquaintances who left their underwear on so as to not despoil…"
3 hours ago
James Roberts favorited Central Scrutinizer's discussion Motorhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies at 67
3 hours ago
Mr. Sizzle commented on Boris's blog post Twitter has just suspended Trumps personal memesmith
"Has anyone ever noticed how the left can’t meme? The combination of insight and humor is a…"
4 hours ago
Raz Putin favorited Central Scrutinizer's discussion Motorhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies at 67
4 hours ago
Raz Putin replied to Raz Putin's discussion ZeroHedge: "Bill Gates Was Much Closer To Jeffrey Epstein Than He Initially Let On"
"Yep Epstein was a "made guy" aka "Khazarian Mafia"."
4 hours ago
Raz Putin replied to Raz Putin's discussion ZeroHedge: "Bill Gates Was Much Closer To Jeffrey Epstein Than He Initially Let On"
"Oh Vey what's a "bagel" between friends. Thanks for link Diana."
4 hours ago
Raz Putin replied to Raz Putin's discussion ZeroHedge: "Bill Gates Was Much Closer To Jeffrey Epstein Than He Initially Let On"
"Gates is like a sithe."
4 hours ago
Mr. Sizzle replied to Central Scrutinizer's discussion Motorhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies at 67 in the group MUSICWARS
"One of my personal favorite songs by Motorhead. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbOCF9zYgHc"
5 hours ago

© 2019   Created by truth.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

content and site copyright 12160.info 2007-2019 - all rights reserved. unless otherwise noted