The ongoing torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange

  title={The ongoing torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange},
  author={William Hogan and Stephen Frost and Lissa Halls Johnson and Thomas G. Schulze and E. A. S. Nelson and William Frost},
  journal={Lancet (London, England)},
  pages={22 - 23}
Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and two medical experts visited Mr Assange in prison in May, 2019, concluding that his treatment constituted psychological torture, a form of torture aimed at destroying the personality of an individual 2 The situation has deteriorated since then, with continued abuses of Mr Assange's fundamental rights and the medical risks posed by COVID-19 Since February, 2020, there has been a… 

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