Julian Assange’s extradition to the US could be a deathblow for all reality seekers, George Galloway informed RT, warning that anybody who fails to assist Assange will in the future share the identical destiny because the persecuted Wikileaks co-founder.
Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid revealed on Thursday that he had signed a request for the extradition of Assange to the US, the place he’s accused of violating the Espionage Act. The order will go earlier than the UK courts on Friday.
Galloway, a former MP who has campaigned tirelessly for Assange’s freedom, quipped that the “dark” episode exhibits that Theresa May’s “zombie” authorities was “not content with all the other disasters for which it’s responsible.”
He insisted that Assange’s supporters would “never give up” the struggle to cease his extradition to the US and safe his protected launch from UK custody.
Failing to assist Assange now may have disastrous penalties for journalism and all who profess to maintain progressive values, Galloway warned. He expressed explicit discontent with those that would have ordinarily protested Assange’s remedy by the hands of the UK authorities, however remained silent as a result of the Wikileaks co-founder was accused of sexual misconduct – what Galloway decried as a politically-motivated smear.
The liberals and the progressives, as they describe themselves, they’ll in the future be a sufferer of this tyranny themselves, that’s except they ultimately give up any pretense of really being liberals and truly being progressives.
Asked about what would occur if Assange is in the end extradited, Galloway stated that the penalties for permitting such an injustice could be devastating.
“Every truth seeker will go down if Julian goes down.”
Assange faces a litany of fees within the US, together with one depend of conspiring with Chelsea Manning, the previous intelligence analyst and whistleblower, to achieve entry to the US Pentagon community. The Australian journalist is at the moment serving a 50-week jail sentence within the UK for leaping bail.