Under international law, failing to provide adequate medical treatment for prisoners can be considered torture.
Julian Assange has been in constant pain since June, but the UK is refusing to allow him to go to the hospital to receive tests, and is instead threatening to arrest and extradite him if he seeks medical help:
— M (@m_cetera) October 14, 2015
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 14, 2015
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 15, 2015
— Double Disillusion (@jaraparilla) October 15, 2015
Isn’t that torture?