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[News:] ‘Inhumane’ prison conditions facing Assange if extradited to the U.S., American attorney tells Old Bailey – Tareq Haddad.

Lewis told the court if Assange’s case were to go “brilliantly,” that he could expect a minimum of 20 years in prison, but in all likelihood will spend the rest of his living days in a cell.“All signs point to a very long sentence, measured in many decades,” he said.If Assange were to be extradited, his pre-trial detention and remand period would be spent at the Alexandria

Source: [News:] ‘Inhumane’ prison conditions facing Assange if extradited to the U.S., American attorney tells Old Bailey – Tareq Haddad.

Detention Center, a facility ten miles outside of Washington D.C., and his sentence served at the “supermax” ADX Florence in Colorado that has frequently been described as “hell-like” and “inhumane”.Lewis told the court that if Assange was to end up at the facility, he would be isolated from all other prisoners – with his one hour exercise time likely to be scheduled for three in the morning so as not to risk him coming into contact with any other prisoner held in general population.“He’s going to spend 20 hours in a 50-foot cell with no contact with the rest of the prison population for a very long period of time and that obviously causes people to deteriorate rapidly.”

Source: [News:] ‘Inhumane’ prison conditions facing Assange if extradited to the U.S., American attorney tells Old Bailey – Tareq Haddad.