Consortium News recently published a video read out of an ‘International Jurists’ Letter in Support of Julian Assange’, read by 21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen:
Video: International Jurists’ Letter in Support of #JulianAssange (Feb 22).
Read by @21WIRE‘s Patrick Henningsen for #CNLive!
“We call on the British authorities to refuse the request for the extradition [refoulement] of [asylee] Mr. Julian Assange…” https://t.co/zH9PrqD7V1
— Consortium News (@Consortiumnews) March 29, 2020
About the letter:
“This International Jurists’ letter to British authorities in support of Julian Assange was prepared by Deepa Govindarajan Driver and sent to its addressee (the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with copies sent to the Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn, and other leading politicians) and made public on 22nd February 2020.”
The letter is available in text format here: https://catherinebrown.org/international-jurists-letter-in-support-of-julian-assange-february-2020/
Consortium News also reported that:
“There were 44 signatories at the time of the letter’s release to the press. Those invited to sign are current and former judges, lawyers, and legal academics. If you would like to sign the letter, please write to Deepa Driver at firstname.lastname@example.org with the email title ‘Assange Jurists’ Letter’, your statement of consent, your title, name, designation and organisation, and your reason for signing (if you wish to include a comment for inclusion in publicity). Deepa can be contacted with questions at the above email address.”
Read by Patrick Henningsen – 21st Century Wire
Image: Cathy Vogan for Consortium News
Music: Greenred Productions – patreon.com/greenredproductions
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