On Julian Assange

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the Australian-British academic, and expert on Islamic Studies, is having a hot debate with an Australian professor in the Practice of National Security at the Australian National University over Julian Assange’s extradition to the US.

On Daily Mail today.

Who are Kylie Moore-Gilbert, and George Brandis?

Kylie Moore-Gilbert

She is an Australian-British academic, and expert on Islamic Studies. From September 2018 to November 2020, she was imprisoned in Iran on a charge of espionage. Moore-Gilbert denies the charges the Iranian government made against her, and no evidence of her alleged crimes has ever been made public. The Australian government has rejected the charges as “baseless and politically motivated”.[4]
Moore-Gilbert was released by Iran in a “prisoner swap” on 26 November 2020, in exchange for three Iranian prisoners in Thailand, two of whom had been convicted in connection with the 2012 Bangkok bomb plot.[5][6].
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George Brandis

George Henry Brandis QC (born 22 June 1957) is the Professor in the Practice of National Security at the Australian National University.[1] He was previously an Australian diplomat and politician who served as Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from May 2018 to April 2022. Before that, Brandis was a Senator for Queensland between 2000 and 2018, representing the Liberal Party, and a minister in the HowardAbbott, and Turnbull Governments
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