Very few media outlets are reporting on this, however, it is beginning to circulate in the Alternative News platforms. Here is what we know so far about the state of Assange’s health.
The Swedish Courts have rejected delaying his court hearing for the rape allegations over his ill health, Reuters reports:
‘A Swedish court has rejected a request to postpone a planned hearing to rule on the detention in absentia of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged rape, a defense lawyer for Assange said on Tuesday’
Other media outlets fail to even mention Assanges claims of ill health and just mention that a request for delay was asked and denied.
The next piece of information we know comes from a Swedish journal which reports that:
Last Friday, Assange’s Swedish defender, lawyer Per E Samuelson, visited his client in prison. In a letter to Uppsala District Court, the lawyer says that they met for just under two hours. According to the lawyer, Assange’s state of health at the meeting was such that “a normal conversation with him was not possible”. Julian Assange is said to have been taken to the prison’s ward, but there is no more detailed information about his state of health. [source]
Assange’s state of health at the meeting was such that ‘a normal conversation with him was not possible’.Assange’s Swedish defender, lawyer Per E Samuelson
As for any other media coverage on Assange’s poor health, there is nothing. How this will unfold is unknown, could Assange be delaying the process and stalling for time by faking illness? Or is he genuinely sick?
Is it impossible to believe that maybe he is even being killed off, poisoned, silenced forever?
At this point in time, we know very little and can only hope that indeed he is stalling for time, but in the meantime we should share this news for awareness – this really could be a man in need of help, our help for justice.
The following is an excerpt from the excellent Journalist Caitlin Johnstone who seemed to be one of the first to pick up on this story:
We have been watching the slow-motion assassination of Julian Assange. They have been choking him to death by tactical psyops, siege tactics, and wilful neglect as surely as if they placed a noose tied around his neck, not just in Belmarsh Prison but in the embassy as well. The only difference between his execution and someone on death row is the same as the difference between covert and overt warfare, which makes sense because the intelligence, judicial and military agencies who are carrying out his death sentence operate within the same power structure which carries out war. First came the smears (propaganda), then came the siege (sanctions), and they staged their coup (dragged him out of the embassy) and now they’ve got him in their clutches and they can do what they want behind closed doors. That’s how you kill a nation while still looking like a nice guy, and that’s how they’re killing Assange.
Shout this from the rooftops. Whether this media blackout is self-imposed or perhaps the result of the malicious use of a D-notice, we have to use everything in our power to get this information into the mainstream, and get people asking questions of the press and their local members about what the Dickens is going on in Belmarsh prison right now. Assange’s life may depend on it.
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