Psychological Torture Also Known As No-Touch Torture

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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 the United States government. The technique is used because it leaves no marks on the individual physically only mentally. The CIA believes it works to gain intelligence.

According to an article by globalresearch.ca seen here:

The idea is to shake up the emotional states of the target because different information can be accessed at each state. Making the target feel despair and helplessness is the objective. This cycle of hope building and then breaking is done in many ways. The techniques between the physical methods and the no-touch technological methods are similar. Speech is very important during this process of emotional manipulation. Such examples are, “We have imprisoned you without due processes or hope of it. You are indefinitely detained.” Hope building examples include, “Sorry. We have mistaken you for someone else. You will be compensated for false imprisonment and torture.” The main difference between the cybernetic technology and physical is that emotional state clusters can be entrained into the target mind which speeds up the process. The communication is done differently but perceived as human speech. In the no-touch torture methods it is helpful if the target is labeled with mental illness that is being created for discrediting purposes so as not to draw human rights groups’ attention.

Isolation is commonly used as punishment in prisons. Many whistleblowers like Bradley Manning suffer this condition. In soft interrogation it is used to get the target to talk to their interrogator since humans have the need for companionship. In no-touch torture the target is driven from their friends and family using different techniques in order to isolate them so that the electronic mind control has more effect on their psyche.

Like in Guantanamo, the target becomes isolated losing their job and medical care. Part of the method involves slander in their community. They end up on the most part in poverty and paranoid about doctors and other people from false correlations that are purposefully induced into their lives. Isolation is also a form of sensory deprivation which will be discussed later. Days and weeks lose their meaning.

This is a topic for a target at the beginning of the trials and programs. Physical break-ins are common even if the target has an alarm system. The NSA has used stalking of foreign officials in the past for economic gain. The FBI does black bag jobs to invade a home without a warrant. The point is to let the target know they are being watched and to increase their paranoia. The NSA easily hacks all computer systems and causes harm to the victim’s intellectual property and their relationships from that endpoint. In the no touch torture false correlations between pain and a neighbor coming home can be induced.

Again, this technique of overloading or depriving the human of sensory stimulus is ubiquitous in torture around the world not just in U.S. secret prisons. Torture subjects in the United States have reported the use of repetitive bad music and noise campaigns. An unusual torture technique used in the U.S. secret prisons was of a use of a plastic suit filled with ice while they beat the target. Ultra bright lights for days on end in the prison and hot/cold temperature changes in the environment are frequent. In no-touch torture, the target’s brain is forced to release dopamine which causes pupil dilatation. This acts as a sensory overload. For example the non-lethal microwave weapons research done by a professor in University of Nevada has shown this capability. Body metabolism can be altered with these weapons causing cold and hot flashes. Targets of no-touch torture often hear endless tinnitus.

This is the number one torture method along with the popularity in the press of waterboarding. This is done in every country that uses torture. The United States is number one in torture since they are currently the world’s only superpower. A repetitive sleep deprivation cycle is generally done 180 hrs/7.5 days at a time in the physical renditions, or in no-touch torture five days awake and two days of sleep. Sleep deprivation accomplishes the objective of memory loss during interrogation and induces hallucinations which help with the interrogation process. In behavior modification and programming, it is necessary too.

Another technique was used on Chelsea Manning during her 7-year imprisonment term involving stripping her naked and walking her in front of her peers. Sexual humiliation is a common technique. Filming the person regardless of where they are, guards making snide comments as the person bathes or uses the restrooms and even rape have been used to torture victims.

Another technique is touch starvation. This literally involves not allowing the person to be touched by other individuals. Humans are wired to be touched from birth. Children in Yugoslavia who were left without touch literally became mentally handicapped due to the fact they were not being held in the orphanages. Adults also will suffer. Touching releases the chemical oxytocin which reduces stress and allows the immune system to work better. Also, it reduces heart rate.

What is known as “mobbing” is a form of torture as well. Mobbing involves a group of individuals attacking a person, exclusion, intimidation and other forms of emotional abuse is used on that individual. A current situation would be the use of slander used by the media to discredit Assange as well as smear him. Another would be the constant death threats against Assange used by many government officials. The effects of mobbing include but are not limited to:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Higher blood pressure
  • Ulcers
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • irritability
  • cognitive disorders
  • hallucinations
  • paranoia
  • self-inflicted injuries.

In an article by the American Psychology Association, they state some very interesting facts.

At a June 19 hearing, Craig Hanry, PhD, showed pictures to illustrate solitary confinement’s harsh conditions, including filthy cells that are “scarcely larger than a king-sized bed,” he said. As a result of the endless monotony and lack of human contact, “for some prisoners … solitary confinement precipitates a descent into madness.” Many inmates experience panic attacks, depression and paranoia, and some suffer hallucinations, he said.

Former inmate Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years on death row, including 10 in solitary confinement for a murder he didn’t commit, drove home Hanley’s points. “I would watch guys come to prison totally sane, and in three years they don’t live in the real world anymore,” he said. One fellow inmate, Graves said.

Such long-term effects are common, Haney said. “One of the very serious psychological consequences of solitary confinement is that it renders many people incapable of living anywhere else.” Then, when prisoners are released into cells or back into society, they are often overwhelmed with anxiety. “They actually get to the point where they become frightened of other human beings,” he said.

Psychological torture is exactly that. It must be outlawed and no longer used as a form of punishment or coercion. The United States prides itself on not participating in human rights violations yet it is the number one violator. It is time to hold these organizations liable for the harm they are doing to prisoners and others. Psychological torture is not only a human rights violation but is evil. Many advocate to end this form of abuse. Will you?

Why Supporting The Guardian As An Assange Supporter Is Stabbing Him in The Back

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Angel Fox protesting at the Guardian January 2nd, 2018 against the alleged Manafort meetings

I see many people retweeting and sharing the Guardian’s articles regarding Assange lately.  This bothers me immensely after what they did to him.  If it was not enough that they released the key to the cables which put others in danger and let Assange take the blame, they have spent nearly a dozen years smearing him.  There’s even more to this story than just that.

Let us start with an article titled “The Guardian’s War on Assange” seen here in its entirety. John Pilger explains:

The Guardian has exploited the work of Assange and WikiLeaks in what its previous editor called “the greatest scoop of the last 30 years”. The paper creamed off WikiLeaks’ revelations and claimed the accolades and riches that came with them.

With not a penny going to Julian Assange or to WikiLeaks, a hyped Guardian book led to a lucrative Hollywood movie. The book’s authors, Luke Harding and David Leigh, turned on their source, abused him and disclosed the secret password Assange had given the paper in confidence, which was designed to protect a digital file containing leaked US embassy cables.

Then, of course, there is the article they published in November of 2018 titled “Manafort had secret talks with Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy” by none other than Luke Harding.  There was no truth in this article as there was no proof he ever visited.  The Ecuadorian Embassy has a sign-in book and there is no evidence Manafort was ever there.  The problem with this lie is it sealed the deal for Assange to evicted and his refugee status removed.  Pressure from the U.S. government and their bribe ended with Assange brutally arrested and illegally removed from the Embassy on April 11, 2019.

They have also continuously pushed a Russian narrative framing Assange as the reason for Trump being elected.  They also push the narrative that Assange is not a publisher or a journalist. Their attacks on Assange are simply predictable and are intended to not only smear him but destroy him.

Still, there is more.  In the article listed above, they name 44 Guardian articles smearing Assange.  You ask why?  To protect themselves from the prosecution they so richly deserve for dropping those files before Assange had a chance to redact the names contained in them.  The Guardian is the one responsible for putting lives in danger, not Wikileaks!  Harding and Leigh should be the ones behind bars!

When a publisher of News like The Guardian has published 44 articles in a campaign to destroy one man and his organization, one has to know that they are protecting themselves.  By retweeting and sharing their articles,  Assange supporters are stabbing him in the back regardless of if the article contains any truth or not.  We must stop doing this!  You are supporting the enemy! Please, do not retweet or share their articles.  If you give it a few hours, other news outlets will often publish the same story.  The Guardian is worthless trash with an agenda.  The only reason you are seeing reports of Assange support now is that they know they are at risk!

 

 

 

 

The Coronavirus and China: A Theory

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Just a theory I came across on Twitter that made me think and will give you something to think about.  It’s not necessarily the truth as there is no verifiable truth.  After all, it’s just a theory.  Here is where you can find this theory if you are curious:

https://twitter.com/tinetangmango/status/1244356551378259968

How come Russia & North Korea are totally free of Covid- 19? Because they are the staunch ally of China. Not a single case reported from these 2 countries. On the other hand, South Korea / United Kingdom / Italy / Spain and Asia are severely hit. 

+++How come Wuhan is suddenly free from the deadly virus? China will say that the drastic initial measures they took were very stern and Wuhan was locked down to contain the spread to other areas. I am sure they are using the Antidote of the virus.

Why was Beijing not hit? Why only Wuhan? Kind of interesting to ponder upon.. right? Well ..Wuhan is open for business now. America and all the above-mentioned countries are devastated financially. Soon the American economy will collapse as planned by China.

China knows it CANNOT defeat America militarily as the USA is at present THE MOST POWERFUL country in the world. So use the virus…to cripple the economy and paralyze the nation and its Defense capabilities. I’m sure Nancy Pelosi got a part in this. . to topple Trump.

Lately, President Trump is always telling how GREAT the American economy is improving on all fronts. The only way to destroy his vision of making AMERICA GREAT AGAIN is to create economic havoc. Nancy Pelosi was unable to bring down Trump thru impeachment and China is being destroyed by Trump’s economic policies.

So work along with China to destroy Trump by releasing a virus. Wuhan’s epidemic was a showcase. At the peak of the virus epidemic. .. China’s President Xi Jinping…just wore a simple facemask to visit those effected areas without any other safety precautions. As Pres he should be covered from head to toe.but it was not the case. He was already injected to resist any harm from the virus. That means a cure was already in place before the virus was released.

Bill Gates already predicted the outbreak in 2015…so the Chinese agenda cannot be true. The answer is..YES.Bill Gates did predict it, but that prediction is based on a genuine virus outbreak. Now China is also telling that the virus was predicted well in advance.

So this agenda would play along well to match that prediction. China:s vision is to control the World economy by buying up stocks now from countries facing the brink of severe ECONOMIC COLLAPSE.

Later China will announce that their Medical Researchers have found a cure to destroy the virus. Now China has other countries stocks in their arsenal and these countries will soon be a slave to their master…CHINA.

I did my best to fix any grammatical mistakes in this theory.  I still think it is a very interesting thought that China could use this strategy to destroy the world’s economy and take over.  In the last few years, China has lost a lot of business.  Not just because of the Trump administration but because their quality is simply lacking,  Not to mention, the constant recalls due to lead in the paint and poison in the dog food. So why not save themselves by using a bioweapon?  After all, they are one of the worst human rights violators in the world currently…

However, this is just a theory.  I still say…

THINK ABOUT IT!

 

My Thoughts On The Corona Virus and Some Facts Too

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Here are some of my recent thoughts on the Corona and a few odd facts.

  1. Don’t you think it’s odd that we are expected to have savings to prepare for things like this when corporations will be bailed out?  I mean seriously folks, the government is going to send us 1200 apiece.  How far is that really going to go for those who have no to little employment in this crisis? Even Canada is giving its people 2000 a month.
  2. El Salvador is canceling all utility bills for 3 months as well as rent and it is a 3rd world country.  The U.S. bails out corporations but won’t bail its own taxpayers.
  3. The elite who own the Corporations are telling people to go back to work because they lose power and wealth if we don’t work.  The greatest thing the working class has is a labor movement that freezes them in their tracks. Remember folks, money doesn’t trickle down, it trickles up. If we aren’t buying their goods and making them they have no power over us.
  4. From Forbes.com “From a technological perspective, the coronavirus pandemic is one massive testbed for surveillance capitalism. More specifically, it’s a testbed for new, much more large-scale forms of surveillance. Already, governments in Italy, Germany, Austria, China, South Korea, and Taiwan have begun analyzing smartphone data so as to determine to what extent populations are really locking themselves down at home. Meanwhile, governments in the UK and the US are very close to rolling out similar surveillance measures, all in the effort to ensure that policies of mass behavior modification.”
  5. More people died from suicide in Tennessee this week than the Coronavirus.  What will be the mental health effects of being isolated from others for so long?  How will this grow the suicide rates among the depressed?  We need to think about treatments for this in the future.
  6. My last thought on this is was why didn’t they do this during H1N1 or has everyone already forgotten the Swine Flu?  Knowing our media, how much of the facts are hyped?  Please people, wash your hands, sanitize surfaces and do what you should have already been doing.

I decided to tell you the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic which you may find interesting as this is labeled a pandemic.  According to Very Well Health ( article seen here):

Epidemic is a term that is often broadly used to describe any problem that has grown out of control. An epidemic is defined as “an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population.”

An epidemic is an event in which a disease is actively spreading. In contrast, the term pandemic relates to geographic spread and is used to describe a disease that affects a whole country or the entire world.

Wait, why is this not being called an epidemic if the disease is actively spreading?  The experts seem to think that is going to affect a high proportion of the population,  Some of the facts on this virus are a bit fishy in my opinion.  I am not saying you shouldn’t practice safety.  I am just saying.

An article by Doctors Without Borders, seen here, states the following:

COVID-19 will be a mild or moderate respiratory illness for the vast majority of people, estimated at around 80 percent of confirmed cases. However, compared to the flu, it has a higher rate of quite severe complications for vulnerable people, including the elderly and people suffering from other infections or ailments.

Based on a recent report by the WHO-China joint mission on COVID-19, 20 percent of the confirmed cases will be severe and require hospitalization for sustained monitoring and supportive treatment.  The report indicates that 6 percent of total confirmed cases (or about 30 percent of those hospitalized) will become critical and require specialized intensive care, such as mechanical ventilators.

What I am really trying to tell people is DO NOT PANIC!  Get the facts and don’t rush into any conclusions.  This CDC webpage is a good source for information: CDC Facts Web Page just click on it.

According to the website I listed above, symptoms include:

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

If your symptoms worsen, call the ER before going so they can take the necessary precautions to avoid the spread. Remember as well that the flu is still going around. Just take care of yourself, please.  We all need you.

 

Julian Assange Denied Bail In A Show Trial

 

25283580-8052523-image-a-4_1582826296452Julian Assange was denied bail in a court hearing on Tuesday even though he is in imminent danger due to the Coronavirus.  The ruling comes as no surprise as it was we expected from someone who is obviously on the U.S. government’s payroll.  Every ruling and statement by Vanessa Baraitser thus far has shown her inability to show compassion and justice towards Assange.  Her bias is evident in her terrible treatment of Assange in the courtroom and is a disgusting display of judiciary prejudice.

As Assange’s health has slowly deteriorated, it has become evident that the United Kingdom intends to either drive him to suicide or allow him to die from Covid-19 as 100 employees of Belmarsh are off sick due to the virus already.  Assange has a pre-existing lung condition that was brought up in Tuesday’s hearing making him extremely vulnerable to the virus.  It is obvious that this woman who calls herself a judge has no heart at all.

Vanessa Baraitser claimed that Belmarsh has safeguards in place to protect prisoners from this deadly pandemic.  My question is what are their safeguards?  Putting them in solitary confinement with no interaction at all?  That seems to be their answer for everything at Belmarsh.  To further torture an individual as they continue to do so to Assange.

The only people capable of fighting this are We the people.  The general public. Our governments want to destroy this publisher of truth.  They want to silence him and any voices that follow him.  They want complete control.  It is the average citizen who can change this situation, you and I, together.  We must fight this travesty of justice with everything we have.  Otherwise, Assange will simply die in prison.  They will continue to make him suffer until either his body or mind gives into their horrible treatment.

No man should have to suffer as he has.  No family should have to watch as he slowly dies in front of their eyes.  It is cruel and abominable.  No innocent man should have to go through what Assange has gone through for simply sharing the truth about criminal conduct in the public interest.  We must hold our governments accountable for their war crimes.  In order to do so, we need Julian Assange and Wikileaks.  Without them, we will lose our freedom.

Please join in the battle for true democracy and let your elected leaders know you want Assange free!

Breaking News: Assange

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According to the Don’t Extradite Assange Campaign (tweet seen here), Assange’s lawyers will apply for bail March 25th due to the rising possibility of Julian getting the Corona Virus at Belmarsh. According to an article in 2012, from BBC seen here, Assange has a chronic lung condition. If he gets COVID-19, it would certainly lead to his death.

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As his lawyers have stated, Julian Assange is in imminent danger. He must be moved to somewhere safe. Please write to Judge Emma Arbuthnot and Judge Vanessa Baraitser with your concerns for Julian’s health here:

The Chief Magistrate’s Office is based at:

181 Marylebone Road
London
NW1 5BR
DX 120551, Marylebone 9

Office global email addresses:

Judicial Deployment – gl-cmo.ddjdeployment@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk

Prison Section – gl-ind.adjudication@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk

Assange and the Pandemic Question

 

fb_img_15772917887692082820368.jpgThe question being raised during this pandemic is whether they will cancel Assange’s extradition hearing starting in May.  With his continued health issues, his being so weak and the medication they are giving him, it would be dangerous for him to be in a courtroom even if he is in a glass cage.  That’s not even mentioning all the others that will be present possibly being exposed by such close contact.

Currently, Belmarsh, also known as Hellmarsh or Britain’s Gitmo, is not allowing visitors further isolating Assange from friends and family due to the virus.  This may worsen the effects of over 20 hours a day in his cell without interaction.  Keep in mind, Assange has been in solitary confinement for most of his incarceration.  Even though he is in remand which normally allows the person in question to be given bond, they ruled in favor of keeping in the highest security prison in Britain so that he could be further tortured.  Also, remember that the U.N.’s Mandela Act specifically states that any time spent in solitary confinement after 15 days is considered psychological torture.

Julian’s health has further deteriorated while in prison and his father has stated his fear of Assange dying in prison.  This should not be!  Assange is a hero, not a criminal.  He fought for justice for the innocent who were slaughtered by the U.S. military.  He exposed war crimes in the public interest.  He invented a way for whistleblowers to remain anonymous.  He helped the Australians bust a child sex ring when he was 25.  Yet he is still being treated like a terrorist because the United States government is embarrassed that their lawlessness was exposed for all the world to see.  How can we keep our governments liable without the right to know?

I am furious and I am worried about Julian Assange.  I fear he will contract Covid-19 while in prison.  There have already been cases reported in other prisons in the U.K. How long before it enters Belmarsh?  I worry about his health as well due to pre-existing conditions.  Before his brutal arrest from the embassy in London, he already had a persistent cough, deteriorating bone structure, lack of sun and exercise causing other issues that were not released by his doctors, and signs of psychological torture.

The MSM media in the U.S. barely touches on the Assange case.  I am sure this is due to directions from our corrupt, dishonest government.  We can no longer go to our main news sources with any amount of trust or belief in their stories as they are prearranged.  Anyone who goes against the agenda is persecuted.  Journalism is not a crime folks and telling the truth is not terrorism, though Secretary of State, Pompous Mike Pompeo, would like you to believe it is.

By not supporting Assange, not writing letters and making phone calls to legislators,  the President, elected officials and the Department of Justice, you become a supporter of the obvious violations of human rights and the neglect of the U.S. Constitution.  It is not just Assange being destroyed by this evil attempt to silence a publisher. It is our freedom, our democracy and our right to know.  This is an attempt to silent foreign journalists who report on war crimes committed by the U.S. military and applauded by the warmongers in our government.  It is also an attempt to put in place a precedent that will usher in an age of government-controlled news.

The precedent being set by the arrest, the torture and the indictments against Assange will inevitably destroy our First Amendment, free speech and free press.  It will enable the government to arrest and prosecute anyone who speaks up against crimes.  It will silence our truthtellers and whistleblowers.  It will eventually destroy the Constitution and our rights as free men and women.  We can not stand complacently and watch this event take place before our very eyes.  We must act now.  We must fight for this man’s life and freedom.

Join with me in the call to free Assange.  For information on how to write to people who can end this travesty please visit http://www.act4assange.com/ where you can find sample letters, addresses, and phone numbers.

Why Assange Should Be Released Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

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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 of dying in prison. He is weak. Add the danger of Covid-19 and he may very well die in his present condition.

According to an article in the Independent, (article can be seen here):

Inmate at HMP Manchester tests positive for virus as campaigners call on ministers to urgently release some of prison population or risk ‘death sentence’ for many

The Prison Officers Association has confirmed that nationally 113 staff and 75 prisoners are currently in isolation after showing symptoms of the virus.

Criminal justice charities are calling on the government to urgently release a proportion of the prison population to protect them from the current public health crisis, warning that not doing so could be a “death sentence” for many.

With Julian’s current health status, this puts him at high risk. Assange is being held for an extradition trial is not even a convicted felon. The U.K. should realize this and give him bail.Secondly, this outbreak will further isolate him as prisons are not allowing visitors due to the threat of spreading the disease to inmates. The few visits he is allowed at least curb his isolation a bit. Not seeing family and friends will increase his depression. His mother is currently calling for his release as is his father

.A petition requesting his release is circulating currently. Please sign at the below link to help save Assange’s life.

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Facebook Censorship At Time of COVID-19 Crisis

It appears that Facebook is calling nearly everything Assange supporters post as against Community Standards today. Many are complaining about the censorship only to have their complaints censored as well.

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Messages like the above are being seen by many of my friends on Facebook. According to an article on Fox News, (article can be read in its entirity here):

Major Silicon Valley players, including Google, YouTube and Facebook, warned this week that a larger number of videos and posts could be erroneously removed for policy violations, thanks to coronavirus emptying offices across the country.

Big Tech will have to rely more on algorithms and automated tools over human moderators to flag content that violates its policies.

This type of software is not always as accurate as humans, which leads to errors, the company explained in a blog post. And “turnaround times for appeals against these decisions may be slower,” it said.

Whether this a valid excuse or not remains to be seen as many articles disappear because of the censorship.  I thought these people could easily work from home? During this time, Assange needs us to be able to share important information about his case and we are being censored.  I don’t care about algorithms, I think this is unfair.

 

Julian Assange: Imagine

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Do you have cabin fever from the winter? Are you quarantined and experiencing the feelings of isolation and need to be around others? Imagine how Julian Assange feels after months of solitary confinement. How he must feel knowing it’s not coming to an end any time soon.

I’ve been inside the walls of a high-security prison as a prison ministry volunteer. The feelings of distress and evil weigh you down. It’s like the oppression is in the air you breathe. There is something that wants to hold you down, it wants to eat your soul. The feelings of despair are everywhere and the pain is there too. The cold cement walls and all that steel close in on you and you feel claustrophobic even if you aren’t. I experienced this for a few short hours. Imagine day in and day out, hearing screams during the night, knowing you are surrounded by murderers and rapists, not knowing if you will be hurt.

Julian Assange has spent nearly a year in this kind of environment having done nothing wrong. He is being punished for doing his job as a journalist. The publishers and journalists who put lives in danger are walking free, yet he is going to die in prison. What kind of justice system does that to the innocent? What kind of government with the kind of power that the U.K. and the U.S. have, seeks to destroy one man?

Imagine putting your life on the line by publishing war crimes and the award you get is 10 years in a room the size of an office, then you are dragged out, brutally arrested, tortured and slowly begin to die because of the conditions you are in. You are surrounded by killers, terrorists, men with no moral content whatsoever. Your IQ shows your intelligence but it also makes your imprisonment that much harder.

You spend over 20 hours in a cell, surrounded by nothing but cold walls and your own isolation. You are not allowed a simple hug, or a handshake. Touching is not allowed in any form which is part of your torture. Imagine being put in a “hot box” before one of your hearings. You suffer in the heat as your mouth dries out and you become severely dehydrated. When you are in court you can hear your supporters shouting for your freedom but they keep you in a glass box where you can’t even talk to your own lawyers.

Imagine your despair, the feeling of hopelessness, knowing that you may see much worse if extradited. Imagine knowing you gave the best part of your life for the public and they have turned a blind eye to your plight. Instead of fighting for your freedom, they choose to believe the lies and propaganda spread about you. Imagine having young children who do not even know their father because of what the U.S. government would do to them if they had the chance.

Imagine a cold dark cell day in and day out until you know nothing but each spot, each cold tile on the floor that you pace. Imagine knowing that others have suffered because they are affiliated with you., knowing your family suffers. Imagine being an innocent man stripped, searched, and denied his basic rights as a human being. You cannot even see a doctor for your health issues including deteriorating bones from lack of sun, a shoulder injury and a cracked tooth that has needed a dentist for ten years. Imagine Julian Assange’s suffering as you sleep peacefully in your bed.

How can anyone not cry for this man, not want to free him? He is a hero and a saint for what he has endured already, yet there is no hope without the help of the people in this case.

Julian Assange has no chance in hell of walking away from this without our help. It doesn’t matter how good the defense is. It doesn’t matter how hard they fight. He needs us, the working class, to stand up for him and our own rights at the same time. If you think governments are dirty and corrupt now, wait until there is no longer a free press that can hold them accountable.