Civil and governmental organizations and world leaders were rejected British appeals court rules to extradite journalist Julian Assange to US.
La ONG Boundless reporters His secretary of state, Christophe Deloitte, condemned the court’s decision. “We defend this case because of its dangerous implications for the future of press freedom around the world. The time has come to end more than a decade of persecution.
A London court on Friday accepted an appeal by the United States against a British decision not to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is seeking Washington’s verdict on the leaking of classified documents.
“The Court accepts the appeal,” he confined himself Judge Timothy Holroyd In front of a room full of strong media anticipation of the case. The first magistrate in January ruled that Assange was in danger of committing suicide if he was deported, but now the case needs to be re-analyzed.
Human Rights Organization International apology (AI) called the London High Court ruling a “mockery of justice” and authorized the extradition of Assange to the United States. “This is a mockery of justice … The court has decided to accept the US false promise that Assange will not be held in solitary confinement in a prison with a strict prison regime,” said Niles Muisniks, AI director for Europe.
A spokesman for the International Federation of Journalists said that the deportation of Julian Assange to the United States would ultimately affect the principles of media freedom. Assange’s deportation to the United States would endanger not only his life but also the basic principles of press freedom. The union will support any attempt by Assange’s legal team to challenge the court ruling, “said a spokesman.
Spokesman for House of the President of RussiaThis Friday, Maria Sajarova criticized the decision of the United Kingdom Court of Appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. “This shameful verdict in the framework of a political case against a journalist and social activist is another expression of the Anglo-Saxon duo’s cannibalistic mentality,” Jazarova said, referring to the United States and the United Kingdom. “The West celebrated International Human Rights Day and the conclusion of the Summit on Democracy in a dignified manner,” the official said.
In turn, the President of Ecuador Raphael Korea He wrote on his Twitter page, “Happy Human Rights Day ..! As the idealistic youth in France say: “Stop the world, I am coming down. Pd: Do not forget that Assange was handed over by Lenin Moreno.
The Progressive International The former president of Brazil recently uploaded a video Lula da Silva, Nominates WikiLeaks founder and nominates him for the Nobel Peace Prize. “Julian Assange deserves to be punished, he deserves recognition for his great service to humanity by condemning the genocide of wars. He is the hero of democracy!”
Spanish lawyer and former magistrate, Balthasar Carson, Criticized the ruling of the UK Court of Appeals, which accepted the appeal initiated by the United States and gave the green light to the process of deporting Julian Assange. The International Coordinator for Journalist Security also condemned in a statement that “use the political persecution unleashed by the United States against WikiLeaks and Julian Assange to condemn the most serious incidents that have affected everyone’s security.”
For its part, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno RodriguezHe asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture, and that his confession had been obtained through torture. “With the persecution against Assange, the United States seeks revenge and punishment for exposing its war crimes and intervention practices,” the diplomat wrote on his Twitter account.
Meanwhile, the former Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Pedro He noted: Deportation of journalist Assange to the United States is tantamount to anti-corruption legislation on Colombian newspapers, only globally.
In turn, the former Argentine ambassador to Venezuela and Great Britain and a personal friend of Assange, Alicia Castro, Announced in the podcast “La García”: “I am very shocked that there have never been cases of physical and psychological torture as long as Juliana Assange has been subjected to. What crime has all men exposed? That’s why Latin America owes Assange so much. Diplomatic cables reveal the depth of Assange’s involvement.
Attorney Stella Morris, Assange’s partner and mother of two children strongly criticized the British ruling and vowed to continue the struggle for the release of the WikiLeaks founder. “We will fight! Every generation has an epic fight, which is ours,” Morris said. Because Julian represents the foundations of what it means to live in a free society, what freedom of expression is, and what journalists can do with their work without fear of spending their entire lives in prison. Morris said the Security Council requested that in addition to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s ongoing inspections in Iran, that it monitor Iran’s compliance with “the steps required by the IAEA Board”. “We will appeal this decision soon,” he concluded.
The Australian journalist has been charged with 17 counts of spying and hacking into a computer, leading to up to 175 years in prison. Between 2010 and 2011, its site, WikiLeaks, released hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.