Published on Craig Murray, by Craig Murray (Former Ambassador, Human Rights Activist), December 8, 2010.
There are many thousands of people imprisoned in Uzbekistan alone who should not be imprisoned and who suffer much worse conditions than even the genuine horrors of Wandsworth being visited on Julian Assange. But the Assange case has implications for ever deteriorating Western freedoms which should not be overlooked.
Then there are many war criminals who ought to be in jail and who are not. Most prominent of these are Bush, Blair, Cheney, Straw and their crew. A minor figure who ought to be in jail is Anna Ardin. Here are two tweets she published after being “raped” by Julian Assange:
- ‘Julian wants to go to a crayfish party, anyone have a couple of available seats tonight or tomorrow? #fb’
- ‘Sitting outdoors at 02:00 and hardly freezing with the world’s coolest smartest people, it’s amazing! #fb’
She subsequently deleted and tried to expunge those. I doff my hat to Rixstep: http://rixstep.com/1/20101001,01.shtml
… (full text /Dec. 8).