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The trial of Julian Assange
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, UK, January 24, 2022 [Henry Nicholls/Reuters]
26 Jan 2022
When UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer was asked to take on the WikiLeaks founder’s case in 2018, he found himself surprisingly uninterested. One allegation after another had come to cloud the narrative of Assange, liberator of state secrets. But Melzer has since investigated them all and discovered just how far reality is from the narratives.
In this episode:
Nils Melzer (@NilsMelzer), author of The Trial of Julian Assange
This episode was produced by Alexandra Locke with Amy Walters, Negin Owliaei, Priyanka Tilve, Ruby Zaman, Ney Alvarez and Malika Bilal. Alex Roldan is our sound designer. Tom Fenton is our editor. Aya Elmileik is our engagement producer and Stacey Samuel is our executive producer.
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