Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning: The Effects of Solitary Confinement and Why It Is Torture

Assange and Manning have both spent a lot of time in solitary confinement. In this article I will try and explain why this is torture and what it does psychologically to those who spend long amounts of time placed therein. There are tons of articles you can read online about this, but the main point …

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How Solitary Confinement Effects the Mind: Plight of Julian Assange

Julian Assange has been without internet, phone or visitors for 166 days as of tomorrow, this is an extremely wicked and cruel act against an innocent journalist and publisher.  According the the UN’s Nelson Mandela Act, anything over 15 days in solitary is considered torture.  I want to explain to you what complete isolation does …

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Julian Assange: The Permanent Damage Caused By Solitary Confinement

Currently, Julian Assange is being held at HMP Belmarsh in solitary confinement 23 hour days with little to no interaction with others. He is being treated worse than the murderers and terrorists in this facility. His extradition trial so far has shown nothing but injustice and appears to be a show trial where the U.S. …

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7 Months in Solitary Confinement: Assange’s Persecution Continues…

On October 28th, Julian Assange will have been in literal solitary confinement for 7 months.  He cannot access internet or the phone and is not allowed any visitors except his legal team.  He has been detained arbitrally for 8 years and spent 6 of it in a room the size of a small office without …

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On the 6th month of Julian Assange’s Solitary Confinement

It has been six months, 181 days and over 2300hours since Julian Assange was gagged by order of President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador.  Has there been any progress?  No, but we have learned many things since it began including why Moreno would do such a cruel, heartless act against a man who sought political asylum …

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Victory For Assange Supporters! Assange Moved Out of Solitary And More

It was announced today by Wikileaks Ambassador, Joseph Farrel, that due to pressure from prison inmates, his legal team and Assange supporters that Julian Assange was being moved from solitary confinement on Belmarsh’s “hospital ward” to a block with 40 other inmates. This is a win for all those fighting so hard against his belittling …

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Psychological Torture Also Known As No-Touch Torture

Torture is never an easy topic to discuss. It is often horrifying. Most people connect the word torture to violence and the past but there are different types of torture. One of which is psychological. Psychological torture often is not viewed as torture by Western countries. In fact, psychological torture is most commonly used by …

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Why Assange Should Be Released Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

Julian Assange’s health has been slowly deteriorating for years. The increased stress and pressure that has been put on him while incarcerated has only made it increasingly worse. Since his arrest in April 2019, he has lost approximately 30 pounds. The fatigue and solitary confinement are taking its toll and he is already in danger …

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