Julian Assange should be living his life as a free man, breathing fresh air, and being able to pursue his award-winning journalism and publishing.
The origin of The West’s hypocrisies that claim to be supporting “human rights” and “democracy”, while actually invading or overthrowing target-governments, go back at least as far as Cecil Rhodes in the late 1800s.
From 1982, a Swedish humanitarian committee, headed by the general director of SIDA, handled a huge aid effort whose secret elements the government perhaps was not fully aware of. Karlström Dorph’s work in South Africa was twofold comprising her official diplomatic posting and her secret mission.
The Sweden Democrats’ rise on the back of anti-immigration sentiment mirrors gains for right-wing, populist and anti-establishment parties in other European countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia and Austria.