Justice for Assange: Belmarsh Prisoners Remind Us of Our Duty of Civil Disobedience


On January 24, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is detained in London’s Belmarsh prison solely for the purposes of the US extradition request, was moved out of solitary confinement. He is now placed into a different wing of the prison, where he can interact with other inmates.

In a statement, WikiLeaks Ambassador Joseph Farrell indicated, “The move is a huge victory for Assange’s legal team and for campaigners who have been insisting for weeks that the prison authorities must end the punitive treatment of Assange.”

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