01 Jan 2020
UN Special Rapporteur On Torture Blasts UK Government’s Indifference To Abuse Against Julian Assange
UN Special Rapporteur On Torture Nils Melzer strongly objected to the UK government’s indifference toward WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s ongoing abuse and mistreatment in detention.
18 Nov 2019
Sweden Pushes On With Assange ‘Investigation,’ Won’t Address UN Torture Rapporteur’s Concerns
Sweden refuses to answer questions raised by United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer about the government’s investigation into Julian Assange.
31 May 2019
UN Special Rapporteur On Torture: ‘The Collective Persecution Of Julian Assange Must End Here And Now’
In a blistering statement against democratic countries collaborating to prosecute and enable the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture condemned the “collective persecution” against him. “In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence, and political persecution, I have never seen a