UN expert says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being subjected to drawn-out ‘psychological torture’

//UN expert says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being subjected to drawn-out ‘psychological torture’

UN expert says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being subjected to drawn-out ‘psychological torture’

Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out “psychological torture”, a UN rights expert said Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of “collective persecution” of the WikiLeaks founder.The United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Nils Melzer, also warned that if London agrees to an extradition request from Washington, Assange risked the death penalty.Melzer visited the Australian whistle-blower in a London prison…

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