Friday, December 24, 2010

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: If extradited to U.S., I'll be killed 'Jack Ruby-style' in jail

From NY Daily News.

WikiLeaker Julian Assange is afraid of getting whacked "Jack Ruby-style" in a U.S. jail.

Assange, who posted 250,000 secret cables regarding American foreign and military policy on his Website, is fighting extradition to Sweden over allegations of rape and molestation of two women.

At the same time, there are reports the U.S. might try to haul him in to stand trial for espionage.

Assange, 39, says if he can garner enough support in London, where he is now free on bail, Britain might find it too heavy a political lift to extradite him to America for such a trial.

"It's all a matter of politics," he told British newspaper The Telegraph...

1 comment:

  1. I just wrote a polite and evidence based letter to David Cameron, asking him to not extradite Julian Assange to the US. Please do the same.