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Is Julian Assange being murdered?

Submitted by Richard Galustian…

A great champion of human rights and injustice, Caitlin Johnstone, seems to be one of only a handful of people reporting on the very serious medical condition of Julian Assange.

Julian Assange’s Swedish lawyer Per Samuelson has told the press that “Assange’s health situation last Friday was such that it was not possible to conduct a normal conversation with him.”

This jarring revelation has been reported by a only a small handful of outlets.

Why?

To compound Assange’s persecution in relation to the clearly bogus Swedish assertions, Sweden, obviously on instructions from America and Britain, are refusing Samuelson’s request for a postponement of a scheduled hearing regarding Assange’s detention en absentia for a “preliminary investigation” of rape “allegations”.

The fact that the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder is so ill that he can’t converse is itself far more significant than the postponement refusal, yet headlines mentioning Samuelson’s statement focus on the Swedish case, de-emphasizing the startling news from his lawyer of Assange’s rapidly declining health.

As of this writing it is impossible to find any news outlets reporting this.

The Sydney Morning Herald covered the story thus without even mentioning illness in headline, instead going with “Swedish court rejects effort to delay Assange hearing”.

The much smaller alternative media outlet World Socialist Website has been the only outlet I’ve found so far which reports on Samuelson’s statement in anything resembling its proper scale, publishing a good article titled “Despite Assange’s ill-health, Swedish court rejects delay to hearing” a few hours ago.

This news has been so under-discussed and under-appreciated as of this writing that Caitlin Johnstone didn’t find out about it until hours after the story broke.

A report that Julian Assange was so sick he could barely speak surfaced last Friday and yet still there is no news about how he’s doing.

Caitlin Johnstone (and I) are calling on everyone who cares about Assange, press freedom, government transparency or peace activism to urgently be active through their individual networks.

According to Johnstone, another part of this story has gone completely uncovered in all English-language media. That is the news that Assange has actually been transferred to the hospital wing of Belmarsh prison. This was in a way ironically only reported by the Swedish outlet ‘Upsala Nya Tidning’, a newspaper published in the same district court Assange is scheduled to call in to for his hearing. The report was also based on a statement to the press by Per Samuelson.
The article reports the following, per machine translation:
“Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s Swedish lawyer wants the arrest hearing on Monday in Uppsala to be postponed. According to the lawyer, who has now visited his client in British prison, Assange is admitted to the medical department and was unable to make a call.

It continued “Last Friday, Assange’s Swedish defender, lawyer Per E Samuelson, visited his client in prison. In a letter to Uppsala District Court, the lawyer says that they met for just under two hours. According to the lawyer, Assange’s state of health at the meeting was such that ‘a normal conversation with him was not possible’. Julian Assange is said to have been taken to the prison’s ward, but there is no more detailed information about his state of health.”

This story was picked up from Upsala Nya Tidning by Danish outlet ‘Politiken’, which per machine translation titled its story “Weakened Assange hospitalized in London prison: ‘Impossible to have a normal conversation with him’”. These two news outlets are understood to be as reputable as any other mainstream western outlet, yet they remain the only publications to be reporting that Assange has been hospitalized.

Why? Question why? Is there a D Notice on the subject in Britain?

Now we’re seeing all sorts of rumors circulating about how Assange is faring in prison, and it gets difficult to sort out fact from fiction. It appears that it would be difficult to find a more reliable source on the state of his health than his own lawyer, however.

Caitlin Johnstone asserts that it has long been an established fact that Assange was in failing health while in the Ecuadorian embassy in London; doctors who visited him published an article months ago in the Guardian, in January 2018, saying “We examined Julian Assange, and he badly needs care  but he can’t get it”.

Renata Avila, an activist and author who has worked with and written about WikiLeaks, tweeted in response to the new revelations, “He needed urgent assistance after his expulsion from the Embassy. Instead, he was not allowed to receive adequate medical treatment.

We have been watching the slow-motion assassination of Julian Assange. The State, the UK Government has acted despicably and with zero integrity, quite the opposite. One can say the UK government has acted like a Orwellian totalitarian State, nothing less.

In effect Assange it would seem is being slowly murdered by psychological tactics, as surely as if the UK Government had placed a noose tied around his neck, not just in Belmarsh Prison but even prior to his imprisonment, by completely isolating him in the London Ecuadorian embassy.

It is not a ‘conspiracy theory’ to say outright that the police, intelligence, judicial and military agencies of the UK are carrying out his death sentence (by order of their masters in America).

As when the US conducts ‘regime change’, first came the smears (propaganda), then came the siege (sanctions), and then they stage their coup (dragging him out of the embassy) and now they’ve got him in their clutches and they can do what they want with him behind closed doors. That’s how you ‘kill’ a nation while still looking like a democracy, and that’s how they’re killing Assange.

Assange’s life may depend on the people taking to the streets now outside Belmarsh Prison and undertake whatever protests are necessary if even that means lobbying their MP’s in UK

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Brently
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Could this have anything to do with the rumor he was being chemically tortured at Belmarsh earlier this month?

Tom Welsh
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Tom Welsh

It seems to me that it makes very little difference whether the US or UK government has actually had Mr Assange poisoned, or whether they have simply imposed on him such intolerable conditions that his health was bound to suffer.

Either way they must bear full responsibility for the consequences. And if he dies, or loses his faculties, no protestations of innocence on their part will suffice. We shall all know who are the guilty parties – and why.

Katia
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Katia

You are right but naive. Have you not noticed that government officials have complete immunity?

Cadiz
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Cadiz

So no facts required… you just know?

USSA
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USSA

Sure, they could do a Milosevic on Assange. It’s their way. ….and don’t think some outliers within won’t even be tempted to splash “from the handling of novichok brought in by visitors’ across the headlines.

MI6 idea drop box
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MI6 idea drop box

Ah, the Russians again…must silence him before he can spill the beans. You’ve given me an excellent idea there. Anyway, that truth serum we’ve been shooting him up with hasn’t been working well at all. Just makes him slur his words beyond comprehension. We’ll call your idea Plan B.

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

Or perhaps the Truth Serum only extracted statements that implicated the US and UK in murder and mayhem throughout the world.

Isabella
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Isabella

Well, as I think it was Stalin, was it? who said “if there’s no body, there’s no problem”. We know they tried to have the lawful President of Ukraine assassinated during the Maiden coup d’etat. Years ago, my father who fought in WWII told me, after Dresden “I knew then, we were no better than the Nazis”. I thought he was being a bit “over the top” due to his PTSD. Now – no. the UK disappears people, as with the Skripals. It tortures and kills people, as with a number of Russian emigre’s. There truly are no more ruthless,… Read more »

Katia
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Katia

Amen.

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

Well said Isabella.

Obelisk
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Obelisk

Could this be Novishok? After all it was fully tested before, in preparation for something similar?
and now in the hands of the other evil empire, MiniMe. What could possible happen?

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

The Evil Empire actually patented Novichok after the chemist who created it emigrated to the US in the 90’s. In the 2000’s the chemist wrote a book about the nerve agent that described the ‘ingredients’. Until last year his book was available on Amazon,lol.

I friend of mine who is a chemist, and who works with antidotes for nerve agents has the book. 🙂

Dave Patterson
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As long as this story, and the many like it, are of interest only to the small number of people reading ‘truth’ sites like Duran, we’re going to continue being ruled by these evil bastards. Stories like this are much more a very troubling commentary on the average citizen of supposedly ‘advanced democracies’ like Canada (a country I was once very proud of) than the actions of the beast, who/which is going to continue its evil ways until some ‘critical mass’ of ‘average people’ get on their frigging feet and stop it. (I’m not holding my breath waiting for it… Read more »

Isabella
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Isabella

Unfortunately, the MSM and powers that be are using it in twisted ways. There is a report in the Daily Mail [UK] that he is ill prior to his hearing, but little about the illness, or what has probably caused it. The comments for the article are “moderated” [the DM censors – I almost never get posted] and — surprise surprise — they are all of the “it’s all his own fault” “he is a traitor, hope he dies’ variety. The real nasties, vicious spiteful people of the barroom drunk mentality with the IQ of a tea light candle. In… Read more »

Charles Darwin
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Charles Darwin

When push comes to shove, the bulk of the human race hasn’t evolved much beyond the chimpanzee. Whatever rules and laws they’ve devised to live by, are readily thrown in the trash bin on command.

jack_garbo
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jack_garbo

Reminds me of Milosevic in his final days before offering his defense. Didn’t end well..

Reality Check
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Reality Check

If Milosevic deserved a cell in the Hague, Poroshenko deserves a noose. Think about it.

lizzie dw
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lizzie dw

The man has children, who have a kind of big stake in this. Is their father to be killed by (deliberate?) medical neglect? After all this hoopla about the royal family and all their lovely children you might think somebody could have a little compassion and not kill him. IMO, any charges against him in Sweden have a good chance of being fabricated; the story is not clear cut regarding rape. As far as the US is concerned we need to file espionage charges against the other Brit, Christopher Steele, who, IMO, did more damage to the US than Assange… Read more »

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Isabella
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Isabella

The Swedish “rape” is a statutory kind, as far as I understand it. The sex was consensual, but in Sweden if a man fails to use a condom, he can be accused of rape. According to his account, the encounter proceeded normally and pleasantly. It was only later one of the two women informed her friend that he had not used a condom, and was persuaded to report him to the police. He turned himself in to the Police, answered their questions, and the case was dismissed as “no case to answer”. It’s been used as a political tool since… Read more »

Heikki Palonen
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Heikki Palonen

The “Swedish rape” (you put it 😉 ) was indeed of statutory kind, but it was not at all about having a condom or not. There was some auxiliary molestation allegations which I don’t remember exactly, which included something about condoms, Assange’s alleged reluctance to use one, and I also remember some used condom having dismissed as evidence after dna tests pointed to some other man than Assange. I have not bothered to refresh my memory on these things, as it has become entirely clear and evident that the case has never been about any sex crimes, and these lesser… Read more »

MIke
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MIke

When did WikiLeaks release anything on Russia??? He has to be a Russian agent, otherwise all the material they have on Putin and his croonies would be out in the open.

Lisa
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Lisa

If you would take the trouble to look at the Wikileaks website, you could easily see a “Spy Files: Russia” collection of leaked documents, published in 2017. What is your source for the claim “all the material they have on Putin”? Wikileaks is not a grocery store, where you can pick from the shelves whatever you want. The have access only to the documents that some outside source hands over to them.

Brainiacs R US
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Brainiacs R US

Uh, Mr. Brainiac……maybe he’s just been mostly peeved about certain warlike countries getting away with war crimes when they fight their wars based on fake evidence and concentrated on their scandals, military and political.. There’s only so many hours in a whistleblower clearinghouse’s day, after all.

Why doesn’t the MSM release anything on those countries? There’s your answer. Maybe Assange just had an inherent sense of fair play. Don’t fry your circuits computing that, eh.

“Assange exposed western scandals, ergo he must be a Russian agent.” Good grief man, you must be running on a two vacuum tube array..

Sherry Maher
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Sherry Maher

Why would UK murder Assange? Does he know too much about the deep state? If I were the UK, I would send him directly to Trump. Lots to learn from Assange, like who gave the democratic info to him? I personally think it was Seth Rich.

old&jaded
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old&jaded

Why would UK murder Assange? Because the British do PRECISELY what the Americans TELL them to, its been that way for over a decade. I do agree on Seth Rich, after what Bill Binney said, everything points to him as the likely source for the leak.

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

The US Deep State is fully aware it was Seth Rich and were very happy when he was murdered.

Catherine
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Remember Bobby Sands ?

old&jaded
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old&jaded

He is being poisoned, when they “removed” him from the embassy, a commentator on RT said that extradition could take “up to ten years” I laughed my ass off at that, told my daughter “they will kill him, he wont live to see 2020, let alone extradition”.

Paul Halkiw
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The U.S.A and the inbred royals as we all know are terrorists everything the touch they kill Julian is next on the list fucking parasites

Paul Halkiw
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Julian asange

Brian
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Brian

MAY 29, 2019 UNRAVELING THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT’S CONSPIRACY THEORY AGAINST JULIAN ASSANGE

The theory adopts the CIA’s viewpoint, which is that WikiLeaks is a “non-state hostile intelligence service,” and suggests Assange recruited Manning as an insider or spy. She was deployed to Baghdad and immediately went to work stealing documents for WikiLeaks in November 2009.

https://shadowproof.com/2019/05/29/unravel-justice-department-conspiracy-theory-julian-assange/

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