More than 60 Doctors see the life of in the UK detained Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is in danger. In a Monday letter published to the British interior Minister Priti Patel warned, Assange is in need of urgent help.
he had to be from the high-security prison in Belmarsh, Southeast London, in a University hospital moved. Otherwise, there were "real Worries" that Assange "could die in jail".
"is The medical situation urgently. There is no time to lose," wrote the doctors from eight countries, including Germany. In their evaluation, they were based on eye-witness reports of assange's court date on may 21. October, as well as a report of the UN Rapporteur Nils Melzer. The Doctors expressed doubt that Assange is physically and psychologically fit enough for the upcoming hearings of the U.S. request for extradition.
Since April, Assange is in the UK, almost a year's imprisonment for breach of bail conditions. Previously, he had been hiding for seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden for rape allegations. The Swedish justice had set last Tuesday, the investigation against Assange because of suspected rape.
In the United States accused the Wikileaks founder because of the publication of secret documents and violation of the Anti-espionage law. Currently, the extradition procedure in the UK. In the case of a guilty verdict on all charges in the USA, life imprisonment threatens him there. (aru/sda)
Created: 25.11.2019, 09:05 PM