According to the UN, the treatment of Julian Assange absolutely constitutes torture. For not protecting him, the blame is also ours.
Geoffrey Robertson QC has defended Salman Rushdie, he’s represented Julian Assange, and now he’s pushing for an Australian Bill of Rights.
To those who believe the removal of Trump will send America back to normal, know the damage was already done; it all started with the torture program I was part of.
Passing the investigation over to an independent body, the government has moved to halt institutional torture in places such as Manus and Don Dale. However, the battle is far from being won.
Torture is the theme of Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week; from law enforcement, to opinions on MH370’s whereabouts, to stories shared in and of “the manosphere.”