Julian Assange suffers stroke in prison due to “constant chess game” on his future, according to his fiance
Julian Assange suffered a stroke in prison because of the “constant game of chess” on his future, his fiancee has claimed.
The 50-year-old Wikileaks founder is said to have suffered a stroke during a High Court battle over whether or not he should be extradited to the United States.
He is being held at HMP Belmarsh, a high security men’s prison in South East London.
Stella Moris, 38, who is the mother of her two children, tweeted: “Julian Assange suffered a stroke on the first day of the High Court appeal hearing on October 27. be released. Now. “
In an interview with the Mail On Sunday, she said: “Julian is struggling and I fear this mini-stroke may be the precursor to a bigger attack. It compounds our fears about his ability to survive, the longer this long. legal battle lasts.
“This needs to be resolved urgently. Look at the animals trapped in cages in a zoo. It cuts their lives off. This is what happens to Julian. The endless trials are extremely stressful mentally.”
She added: “I believe that constant game of chess, battle after battle, extreme stress, is what caused Julian’s stroke on October 27… he was in a really terrible condition. His eyes weren’t there. ‘weren’t in sync, her right eyelid wouldn’t. close, her memory was blurry. “