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The persecution of Julian Assange

A review of Nils Melzer: The Trial of Julian Assange, Verso Books, 2022 

Belmarsh Prison

Prologue: a brief history of Wikileaks
A case for a rapporteur on torture
The Swedish 'preliminary investigation'
Enter Keir Starmer (perhaps)
Assange leaves the Embassy
Sweden strikes again
The extradition process

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