UN Torture Report: “Demonized” Assange Has Faced “Psychological Torture”

UN Torture Report: “Demonized” Assange Has Faced “Psychological Torture” By Joe Lauria (CN) — The UN special rapporteur on torture has issued a stinging rebuke to the United States, Great Britain, Sweden and Ecuador for “deliberately” exposing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to years of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,” which can only be described as “psychological torture.” “In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such…

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