The Ruling on Julian Assange Sheds Light on the Limitations of UN Human-Rights Powers


The Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions decided that Assange has been deprived of his rights under international humanitarian law. But Britain and Sweden rejected the decision and will ignore it.

 By Barbara Crossette

 

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.thenation.com

The case of Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who has been living in the Ecuadoran embassy in London for more than three years to avoid extradition to Sweden to face a sexual-assault investigation, should reopen debate on the often ineffectual human-rights machinery of the United Nations, which allows governments to ignore or defy nonbinding and unenforceable decisions.

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