Browsing Category: February 2016 issue

Olof Palme and Julian Assange subjected in Sweden to same hate campaign by the same political forces and with the same purpose: to defend U.S. geopolitical interests

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli. Today, 28 of February 2016, the world is mourning the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Olof Palme, the honourable PM of Sweden. The Swedish media and a variety of early authorities and representatives of Sweden’s power and cultural elites have been during the last weeks unanimous on this: […]

Argument for refusing to issue non-extradition guarantees to Mr Assange is fallacious and hides real commitment to the U.S. – Analysis

The Indicter, Vol 2, Nr 31, 20 February 2016 By Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli PhD. Chairman of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights and of The Indicter’s Editorial board. Prologue It has been nearly six years since Time Magazine acknowledged – see image above – that the organization founded by Mr Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, “could […]

A trip down a 5-year long memory lane in relation to Mr Julian Assange and the UN ruling on his arbitrary detention.

By Dr Leif Elinder and Dr Martin Gelin, Senior members of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights, SWEDHR. A deep interest in one remarkable man’s fate in the hands of various justice systems, have resulted in the below unpretentious recollection. Hair-raising insights into once regarded as highly functioning and just legal systems and their workings and […]

Statement by Swedish Doctors for Human Rights on Sweden’s rejection of UN ruling ref. arbitrary detention of Mr Julian Assange.

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli PhD On behalf of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights (SWEDHR) Sweden has been internationally recognized in the past as a leading country on matters of human rights and respect of individual’s political and civil rights. At its peak, the ethical stature of the late PM Olof Palme positioned the […]

UK Foreign Minister Hammond’s unqualified defamation of UN legal scholars

by John Goss, Author and member of The Indicter editorial board The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention after due consideration reached the conclusion that Julian Assange was being ‘arbitrarily detained’, that he should be released, compensated and given back his passport. Our Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, did not agree with the decision – […]

Sweden doesn’t follow U.N., but U.S. – Prosecution of Assange requested by the US, Snowden document reveals

By Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Chairman, Swedish Doctors for Human Rights. Referring to the UNWGAD rule on Mr Julian Assange – which characterized his deprivation of freedom as unlawful –  Sweden’s Interior Minister declared that the Swedish Supreme Court decisions are not to be challenge by “a such panel”. The Minister’s declarations, repeated at […]