A UN body determined five years ago today that Julian Assange was being arbitrarily detained in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Watch this live simulcast about that assessment & Assange’s current status as he awaits a U.S. appeal in his case.
Friday marks five years since the public issuance of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention’s conclusive findings that publisher Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained, now for a decade. Academics, legal practitioners and civil society will join Prof. Mads Andenas (former chair of UNWGAD), Eva Joly (member of the Paris bar & former judge) and Prof. Loira Lazarus (filling in for Prof. Dinah ProKempner) in a FreeTheTruth online discussion at 2:30 pm EST and 7:30 GMT. Watch it here live: