US Prisons

Jan
04

US Incarceration System Deemed Too Cruel For Julian Assange

In Judge Vanessa Baraitser's ruling, she said the detention conditions in which Assange would likely be held were relevant to his mental health and risk of suicide.
6 min read
Sep
29
Assange Trial: How US Government Is Likely Deceiving British Court To Win Extradition

Assange Trial: How US Government Is Likely Deceiving British Court To Win Extradition

Attorney Lindsay Lewis, who represented Mostafa Kamel Mostafa in a high-profile extradition case, warns against the U.S. government's past "unreliable assurances."
5 min read
Sep
28
Defense Witnesses In Assange's Extradition Trial Counter Key Prosecution Lie About US Solitary Confinement

Defense Witnesses In Assange's Extradition Trial Counter Key Prosecution Lie About US Solitary Confinement

“[It is] very difficult to talk through [cell] doors,” attorney Yancey Ellis shared. One almost has to “scream at the top of their lungs.”
5 min read
Sep
14

At Assange Extradition Trial, Prosecution Downplays Abusive Supermax Prison Conditions

Lead prosecutor James Lewis focused on a prior ruling by European Court of Human Rights on supermax prisons that clearly sided with the U.S. government.
4 min read