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John Pilger: The Assange Arrest Is A Warning From History

WorldNews Sunday, 14 April 2019 ()
John Pilger: The Assange Arrest Is A Warning From HistoryHistory repeats, while media relent. John Pilger weighs in on the disgraceful arrest of Julian Assange. The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in almost seven years. That this outrage happened in the heart of London, in the land of Magna Carta, ought to shame and anger all who fear for “democratic” societies. Assange is a political refugee protected by international law, the recipient of asylum under a strict covenant to which Britain is a signatory. The United...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said Julian Assange's arrest shows that no one is above the law. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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