Tuesday, February 08, 2011

US using Manning to get to Assange

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RTAmerica | February 07, 2011 | likes, 3 dislikes
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition hearing to determine whether he will be sent to Sweden began Feb 7 in London. Meanwhile PFC Bradley Manning continues to sit in solitary confinement in the United States. While Assange's plight is in the public eye, Manning goes unseen. Amnesty International and a number of other organizations have called his treatment by the US military inhumane and unjust. MIT researcher and friend of Bradley Manning, David House, is one of the few people who has been allowed to visit Manning, and has sense found himself a target of the US government because of his support. He argued the US is selectively prosecuting Manning, but really gunning for Assange



Assange extradition highly political


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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition hearing to determine whether he will be sent to Sweden began Feb 7 in London. Assange's lawyers argued based on Sweden's past, Assange's eventual extradition to the United States would be much more likely, and thus so would the possibility of facing the death penalty. Douglas McNabb, an attorney and expert in international extraditions explained it is possible Assange could face the death penalty, but it would depend on the charges. That being said, it is unlikely Sweden or any other European country would extradite him to the US without assurances he would not receive the death penalty.



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http://thegetjusticecoalition.blogspot.com/2011/01/my-comment-to-dr-paul-craig-roberts.html

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