Julian Assange has been confined to the Equidorian Embassy for years now. According to doctors, it is now taking a toll on the Wikileaks founder’s health. The question of hospitalization has now come up. Will Mr. Assange have to give up his sanctuary in the embassy in order to receive hospital care? Will he lose his freedom in exchange for his health? He fled to the embassy to escape a Sweedish arrest warrant. Now, the United Kingdom wants him for violations related to the extradition requests. The United States also has a dog in the hunt over national security. What to do? What are the health issues?
As Written and Reported By Ian Miles Cheong for the Daily Caller:
Julian Assange’s prolonged confinement at the Ecuadorian embassy in London may be taking a serious toll on the WikiLeaks founder’s health, according to two doctors who recently assessed his condition.
The two physicians, Sondra Crosby, a doctor and associate professor at Boston University, and Brock Chisholm, a London-based clinical psychologist, examined Assange’s health for 20 hours over a span of three days last October.
The medical assessment offers updated details on Assange’s health since WikiLeaks published documents in 2016 detailing his mental and physical condition.
This week, the pair shared their findings with The Guardian, co-written with Sean Love, another physician, with the permission of the WikiLeaks founder.
“While the results of the evaluation are protected by doctor-patient confidentiality, it is our professional opinion that his continued confinement is dangerous physically and mentally to him and a clear infringement of his human right to healthcare,” they wrote, arguing that Assange has a human right to proper medical care that isn’t being met due to his confinement.
The doctors state that they had little option but to examine Assange in a poorly …….
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