Ron Paul has issued an urgent warning to the public that the deep state may be attempting to murder Julian Assange in order to silence him permanently.
The 83-year-old former Texas Republican spoke out about the ongoing abuse of Assange on an edition of the “Ron Paul Liberty Report” last week.
Paul believes the torture of Assange is a ‘tragic story’ emblematic of how the deep state treats whistleblowers.
“If he had a terminal disease or something happens to him, good, bad, or whatever and he dies in the prison, how would we look a lot different to the North Koreans on the surface?” Paul asked.
Paul noted reports of Assange’s “very very bad” health and feels that U.K. and U.S. authorities want to make an example of the man “for being a journalist” by either killing him or putting him in prison for life.
Journalist Cassandra Fairbanks echoed Paul’s concerns during a recent appearance on the One America News Network. She is one of the last journalists to see Assange in person.
Assange’s mother, Christine, has made a plea to the world on behalf of her ailing son: