US Incarceration System Was Deemed Too Cruel For Julian Assange

ADX Florence, a supermax prison in Colorado (Bureau of Prisons)

The mass incarceration system in the United States is cruel and inhumane, and as a result, the U.S. government had their extradition request against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied by a British district judge.

As Judge Vanessa Baraitser declared [PDF], “The detention conditions in which Mr. Assange is likely to be held are relevant to Mr. Assange’s…

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Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Journalist. Writes about politics. Managing editor of Shadowproof.com. Twitter: @kgosztola