Assange: "If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to emerge right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for the freedom of the press and the legal community, ”says Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

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Published: 2020-02-24

The "murderous system" Melzer sees taking shape, according to Republican magazine Jan. 28, is neither limited to Trump's world nor the United States, but includes Storbritannia and not least Sweden. Why has not this outrageous charge created a storm in the Norwegian and Swedish press?

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Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur. (Twitter)

Nils Melzer is the UN's Special Rapporteur on torture cases and cannot be dismissed as contradictory or conspiratorial. He warned against processing the alert website WikiLeaks'editor and founder Julian Assange gets into British prison, and delivered a report last year. References to lack of health care and torture has occasionally appeared in Norwegian media.
#PRETTY she responds, and MODERN TIMES has among others on front page in May 2019 informed about the treatment of Assange. Following a grumbling chronicle of politician and corruption hunter Eva Joly in the Evening Post January 28 this year against the silence of the Norwegian press about the assaults against Assange, Aftenposten's editor Trine Eilertsen was forced onto the field. She was invited to Dagsnytt 18 to defend the newspaper's lack of commitment.
"He's not a journalist," Eilertsen said, so he didn't deserve the protection and support journalists can expect. She reflected with these views also her former employer Bergens Tidende, and also Dagbladet, has…


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3 comments

  1. Just read Udo Ulfkotte's book or watch his youtube videos about who is controlling the press in the world today to understand Eilertsen and Norwegian media's relationship with the injustice that has affected Assange. Eilertsen and her "peers" are "bought and paid" and journalistic cowards. They have zero integrity and no professional pride, but most of all they lack humility towards people and situations that demand something more from the press than to be "a runner for the power that prevails". Fortunately, there are finally strong counter-forces out there against these "globalists" and when these forces are coupled with Eilertsen and her colleagues' self-destructive approach to their role as "4. state power ", then their basis of existence collapses; not a day too soon.

  2. Assange's fate is scary enough. But the Swedish police's criminal change of evidence opens up for a nasty justice. MODERN TIMES will follow up on whether the guilty Swedish officials / women are being punished by law. Or does Swedish law no longer apply?

  3. It seems that both Eilertsen and Stanghelle are now dealing with real politics. What credibility will they have next time they write about press freedom?

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