The slow motion execution of Julian Assange

Critical theorist Walter Benjamin it was who pointed out that ‘There is no document of civilisation which is not at the same time a document of barbarism.’

Considering that the slow motion execution of Julian Assange, currently a guest of British justice in Belmarsh Prison, is taking place at the behest of a legal system whose adherents boast is a doughty pillar of Western civilisation…

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