UN torture expert warns over Julian Assange extradition to U.S.

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  1. usackstedt@t-online.de April 14, 2019 — 11:26 am

    Mit der geplanten Ausweisung von Assange hat sich das Trump-Regime endgültig disqualifiziert. Das ist die gleiche Soße wie vorher, nur etwas anders eingefärbt. Dem Imperialismus sind eben alle Mittel recht. Gruß U.Sackstedt

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  2. “The Obama administration had explored whether to bring charges against Mr. Assange but decided not to, in part because of fears of creating a precedent that could chill traditional journalism. But in November, an accidental court filing appeared to disclose that the Trump administration had secretly charged him with some unspecified offense.

    The indictment unsealed Thursday, however, revealed that prosecutors in Northern Virginia had not charged Mr. Assange under the Espionage Act for publishing government secrets. Instead, they charged him with conspiring to commit unlawful computer intrusion based on his alleged agreement to try to help Ms. Manning break an encoded portion of passcode that would have permitted her to log on to a classified military network under another user’s identity.”

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