López Obrador calls for the release of Julian Assange, and who is not torture

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has called this Friday for the release of Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in the United Kingdo

López Obrador calls for the release of Julian Assange, and who is not torture

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has called this Friday for the release of Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom. The representative, a question expresses a journalist in his conference morning, has also requested the british authorities to put a brake to the psychological torture that have been submitted to the activist. "If he offers apologies and if you are released, it's going to be a cause very fairly in favour of human rights in the world," he said. "I hope you will have consideration and will release you, and that you do not follow torturing". Lopez Obrador has championed the co-founder of Wikileaks after assuring that their actions served to show "how the system works global in its nature authoritarian."

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The lectures he gives every morning the mexican president tend to be a kind of show televised, of between two and up to three hours, in which fly above a wide range of subjects proposed by the reporters present. Questions international are not their favorite, and often receive evasive answers. But this Friday, the chief Executive decided to weigh in on the case of the co-creator of Wikileaks. The publication of over 250,000 cables in all over the world included three of Mexico. One of them was exposing conversations in which president Felipe Calderón (2006-2012) accused López Obrador of being financed by venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

"There are cables that were released when we were in opposition, they spoke of our struggle, and I can prove that they are certain, they obey to the reality of that time, of relationships illegal, of illegal acts, unlawful, violate the sovereignty, contrary to democracy, to the liberties. Then yes I do, yes I express my solidarity and my desire to forgive him [Assange]," she said.

Assange is currently in a legal battle with the united States to prevent his extradition. In may of last year, the United Nations rapporteur for torture, Nils Melzer, reported after a visit to the prison that the hacker was in a state of mental health critical that burden and the resulting inability to meet their legal defense. Those these were joined by the british diplomat Craig Murray, who said that Assange was behaving like "the people subjected to brutal torture". In that sense, Lopez Obrador has sought this Friday an "act of humility" to the british authorities. "No one can give back to the pains of the humanity, not one can apply the policy to the ostrich, put your head in the sand", was criticized.

Immediately after responding to the question of Assange, a journalist asked his opinion on the attack of the united States the morning of this Friday, against the general iranian Qasem Soleimani, one of the strong men of ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Always careful to avoid any conflict with Donald Trump, López Obrador left to note that the question returned him to the land of uncomfortable. "I don't get into that, that has to do with foreign policy. This is another matter, I cannot comment on that," he said with forcefulness. "Is that also what Assange..." insisted the reporter. "It is different, is different," said the president.

Date Of Update: 04 January 2020, 00:00
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