Former Baywatch star turned activist Pamela Anderson has as soon as once more urged US President Donald Trump to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – this time, posting a bikini photoshoot in a bid to get her message throughout.
Anderson posted a stripped-down picture of herself on Twitter, posing in a bikini holding aloft an indication that learn, “Carry Julian Assange house, Australia,” and tagged the official authorities Twitter deal with of the US president.
The 53-year-old bombshell made use of her platform and profile in an effort to seize the eye of the outgoing US president and doubtlessly even his successor Joe Biden.
Anderson visited Assange a number of instances throughout his seven-year exile within the Ecuadorian Embassy in London earlier than he was handed over to the British police by the Ecuadorian authorities. The movie and TV star was additionally reportedly Assange’s first customer, outdoors of his authorized crew, when he was moved to London’s Belmarsh jail.
Followers enthusiastically backed Anderson’s efforts, and her submit shortly garnered hundreds of ‘likes’ on Twitter.
Others commented that “Assange has been punished sufficient – his freedom curtailed for years – any extra can be an indication of each spite and revenge,” whereas extra nonetheless argued that he “shouldn’t ever have been punished in any respect.”
The Canadian additionally just lately confirmed her help for victims of London’s devastating Grenfell Tower fireplace, sharing a snap of herself on Instagram posing in a commemorative T-shirt.
President Trump has but to formally touch upon Anderson’s request to pardon Assange, which was echoed by Edward Snowden, himself taking refuge from the US authorities in Russia.
In the meantime, Anderson additionally promoted a guide of portraits of Assange’s many supporters across the globe, with proceeds going in direction of the Braveness Basis, which defends Assange, together with fellow whistleblowers Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and Jeremy Hammond, all of whom have fallen foul of the intelligence providers and authorities of america in a single kind or one other.
Assange was indicted by federal authorities in Virginia in 2019 on 17 counts of violating the 1917 Espionage Act, which carries a most penalty of as much as 175 years in jail.
Decide Vanessa Baraitser stated she would ship her verdict on January 4, having beforehand denied Assange bail.
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