Britain risks damaging reputation by keeping Julian Assange in jail, says partner

Britain risks damaging reputation by keeping Julian Assange in jail, says partner

The Guardian

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Stella Moris says Britain’s continued detention of WikiLeaks founder is compromising its global standing

Britain would be on stronger ground campaigning against authoritarian regimes if it pressed the Biden administration to drop its call to extradite Julian Assange on espionage charges, Stella Moris, Assange’s partner, has told the Guardian.

Moris – who has had two children by Assange – is trying to broaden the campaign of support for him by pointing to the global damage to the UK’s reputation by keeping him in jail for so long.

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