The great Julian Assange, who has struggled for years to bring government crimes to light through his Wikileaks website, is currently held in England’s Belmarsh prison awaiting extradition to the U.S. to face “conspiracy” to disclose classified information charges.
(His alleged “coconspirator,” Chelsea Manning, is also being held–without sentence or charge–in U.S. jails for “contempt of court” for refusing to testify against Assange before a federal grand jury.)
At an extradition hearing in London on October 21, Assange said he couldn’t understand the proceedings.
Government judges told Assange that his lawyer could explain everything to him.
But Assange continued to ramble.
“I can’t think properly,” he said.