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Assange fiasco in UK continues...still!

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by Arc, May 30, 2012.

  1. Arc

    Arc Full Member

    The rest of the story:


    Of course we all know that any regular or average person under the Swedish charges he faces would be given the same latitude and consideration that have been given Assange, both initially in Sweden and subsequently in England.

    Personally, I would have no objections to some entity applying rule 303 to Mr. Assange.
  2. MemphisMark

    MemphisMark Old School Conservative

    It's been a while since I've heard a call for "Rule 303." A fan of Breaker Morant?
  3. enigma

    enigma Registered User

    This story / case is huge here in Oz ...
  4. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

  5. Arc

    Arc Full Member

    Some day somewhere rule 303 or a local equivalent will catch up with him.

    In the meantime he likely will be in a jam if the Ecuadorians don't grant him asylum. Currently, they are considering whether or not to do so.

    Meanwhile this is a black eye for the Brits. Assange was supposed to be under their legal custodianship and was supposedly under house arrest pending his extradition to Sweden. Letting him slip from their fingers to potentially getting out of Dodge and making the British authorities look bad isn't going to win him any government friends there.
  6. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    The UN continues to operate under delusions of grandeur.

    Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling

    Assange voluntarily stayed at the Ecuadorian embassy. He could have left at any time. So how the hell was he "detained"? Sometimes you have to wonder about the idiots that waste space in the UN building.

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