December 13, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEDT
He’s committed acts of journalism, disclosed war crimes, and thus embarrassed the US government. For the ‘crime’ of exposing these truths to the world, Julian Assange has so far spent 3 years in high security detention in Belmarsh prison outside London, after 7 years confined in the Ecuadorian embassy. The UK government may agree to the USA application to extradite him. The result would be appalling, devastating, an assault on press freedom and democracy, and an indictment against all of us who stood by and passively watched this unfold.
The Prime Minister has said ‘enough is enough’ in relation to Assange’s ongoing detention. We are echoing that call, and this is the time for the UK Government to act.