UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer investigated the situation of Julian Assange, despite initial reservations. He says if Assange is extradited he faces a “politicized trial,” part of the unprecedented international effort to silence and imprison him Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Marc Steiner. It’s great to have […]
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Nils Melzer is a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, and a professor of international law at the University of Glasgow. He is also the human rights chair at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.