Washington’s willingness to punish WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not change with Joe Biden in workplace – and the UK authorities will do something to assist the US obtain this purpose, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters has instructed RT.
A choice by a British court docket on Assange’s extradition to the US, the place he’s wished on espionage fees over his leaks of categorised paperwork, is to be introduced on January 4, 2021.
However Rogers, chatting with RT’s Going Underground, believes the upcoming ruling is sort of straightforward to foretell. UK authorities will “proceed as they do – poodles as they’re – to observe the directions of Washington DC, which shall be precisely the identical, I think, from Joe Biden as they had been from Donald Trump,” he stated.
The entire extradition trial, which happened in London within the autumn, was “fully a setup job,” Rogers argued.
Assange’s authorized crew will, after all, enchantment the ruling, and the proceedings will drag on, conserving the writer locked up on the high-security Belmarsh jail “the place he is at a lot threat,” the rock star and activist identified.
Critical issues over the WikiLeaks founder’s well being have been repeatedly raised, with a UN particular rapporteur saying beforehand that there have been indicators the journalist had been subjected to “psychological torture” throughout his incarceration.
“The powers that be are hoping that Julian will die in jail,” Rogers instructed Going Underground host Afshin Rattansi.
Authorities within the UK “take no discover of the common declaration on human rights… or regulation, or justice” by conserving Assange, who “dedicated no crime besides a minor bail infringement,” behind bars, he added.
Rogers has lengthy been a powerful critic of Trump, however he is not too enthusiastic about him being changed within the White Home by Democrat Joe Biden, who final yr labelled Assange “a high-tech terrorist.”
“Biden is the servant of the oligarchy of the US. He is to not be trusted,” he warned.
The president has modified his hat or his identify. He is known as ‘Biden’. He was known as ‘Trump’. The insurance policies aren’t going to vary.
Certainly, the one seemingly modifications shall be superficial, as Biden “will not be fairly as vile in public as Donald Trump was,” the Pink Floyd co-founder prompt.
“Who is aware of, perhaps in 4 years’ time the DNC [Democratic National Committee] will get up and can help a candidate that represents the wants and aspirations of strange working American individuals,” he added.
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