Doctors call for end to ‘torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange’

A group of 117 doctors and psychologists has called for an end to what it calls “the psychological torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange”.

WikiLeaks founder Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison awaiting a hearing on February 24 which could see him extradited to the US.

In a 1,200-word letter published in the medical journal The Lancet, the Doctors For Assange group expresses concern over his fitness for the legal proceedings.

The letter says that...
source: Herald Series

2020-02-18 01:59
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