But the testimony of both witnesses appeared to backfire in part against the 39-year-old Australian, particularly that of a former Swedish prosecutor who conceded that Swedish authorities may have rightfully issued a warrant for Assange's arrest. The witness also cast doubt on defense claims that Sweden will extradite him to the United States if he is sent there.That's the opening to Anthony Faiola and Karla Adam's "Assange sex assault allegations debated for second day in extradition hearing" (Washington Post).
I am following this. Mainly because I'm so sick of the way the women have been treated, attacked, trashed, I'm sick of it. I'm sick of the fact that my side thinks we can get away with it. Thinks we can 'save' a man by destroying women.
It goes to what we value and what we don't.
And that's all I want to say tonight.
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