In the bird cage: fashion designer Westwood demonstrated for the release of assange

The British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has called for on Tuesday in a huge bird cage in front of a London court for the release of Wikileaks founder Jul

In the bird cage: fashion designer Westwood demonstrated for the release of assange

The British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has called for on Tuesday in a huge bird cage in front of a London court for the release of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. "I'm Julian Assange," the cage, in which sat seventy-nine year old in the bright yellow Outfit to see a Canary-bird in a similar way. Westwood berated the United States as a korruptestes country in the world. Surrounded she was by the protesters, the "Let chanting Julian Assange-free". The Protest was organised by Westwood's son, the fashion designer Joseph Corre,.

Julian Assange, has been sitting for about a year in high security prison Belmarsh Prison in South East London. Him threatened with expulsion in the United States. The American justice accuses him of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning helped secret Material from military operations in Iraq and to publish in Afghanistan. In particular, the safety of informants had been put at risk. In the case of a conviction on all charges of up to 175 years in prison Assange. Assange denies the allegations. The Wikileaks revelations had led to the uncovering of a war crime. Assange had fled out of fear of extradition to the United States in 2012 in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. At that time, a European arrest warrant was against him because of rape allegations in Sweden. The investigation has been terminated. The British police arrested Assange in April 2019, because he had failed with the flight in the message against bail conditions. In may 2019, he was sentenced to fifty weeks of detention. Due to the extradition request of the Americans, he is still in prison. Trial dates are scheduled for September.

Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 08:20

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