I am deeply grateful to President @lopezobrador for advocating for Julian before @POTUS, Stella wrote today on her Twitter account.
The Australian journalist’s partner also considered it urgent that other world leaders join the call made by the Mexican president to his US counterpart during a meeting at the White House.
International pressure achieved the release of (Nelson) Mandela. The time is now to press for Biden to put an end to this madness, Stella added.
Lopez Obrador revealed last Monday that he left a letter to the US president, in which he explained that Assange did not commit a serious crime, did not cause anyone’s death, and did not violate any human rights, so detaining him meant a permanent affront to freedom of expression and people’s freedom.