Articles by Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

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A Murderous System Is Being Created Before Our Very Eyes
Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture | Republik - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Feb 2021

A made-up rape allegation and fabricated evidence in Sweden, pressure from the UK not to drop the case, a biased judge, detention in a maximum security prison, psychological torture – and extradition to the U.S., where he could face up to 175 years in prison for exposing war crimes. For the first time, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, speaks in detail about the explosive findings of his investigation into the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange
Prof. Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture | Medium – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2019

On the Occasion of the International Day in Support of Torture Victims, 26 June 2019 – This Op-Ed has been offered for publication to the Guardian, The Times, the Financial Times, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian, the Canberra Times, the Telegraph, The New York Times, the Washington Post, Thomson Reuters Foundation, and Newsweek. None responded positively.

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