Belmarsh Prison

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Assange detained in Britain's Guantanamo Bay

Her Majesty's Prison Belmarsh is a high-security men's prison in South London where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is remanded.

Belmarsh Prison has been termed Britain's Guantanamo Bay.[1]

 

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Document:The Health of Julian Assange: A Case of State-sponsored NeglectArticle25 February 2020Nina CrossProfessor Nils Melzer: “It was obvious that Mr Assange’s health has been seriously affected by the extremely hostile and arbitrary environment he has been exposed to for many years,” … “Most importantly, in addition to physical ailments, Mr Assange showed all symptoms typical for prolonged exposure to psychological torture, including extreme stress, chronic anxiety and intense psychological trauma."
Document:UN expert says "collective persecution" of Julian Assange must end nowReport31 May 2019Nils Melzer“In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time and with so little regard for human dignity and the rule of law,” Professor Melzer said. “The collective persecution of Julian Assange must end here and now!"
Document:Your Man in the Public Gallery: the Assange Hearing Day 6blog postCraig MurrayIf you asked me to sum up today in a word, that word would undoubtedly be “railroaded”. it was all about pushing through the hearing as quickly as possible and with as little public exposure as possible to what is happening. Access denied, adjournment denied, exposition of defence evidence denied, removal of superseding indictment charges denied.


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