Dr. Binoy Kampmark writes “Dangerous Detentions: Julian Assange and Remaining in Belmarsh Prison”


District Judge Vanessa Baraitser was short and sharp.

“You have been produced today because your sentence of imprisonment is about to come to an end.  When that happens your remand status changes from serving prisoner to a person facing extradition.” 

Which means Julian Assange is still being held in England’s maximum security prison, suffering oppressive conditions, in ill health and denied fair access to prepare his defence.