Assange supporters protest outside Belmarsh Prison in London where he is being held in custody

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh Prison, a notorious jail in southeast London that’s earned the moniker of ‘Britain’s Guantanamo Bay’ as a holding facility for terrorists and other high-profile prisoners.

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‘We need to fight not for Assange or Wikileaks but for press freedom’ – Hrafnsson

Julian Assange faces sentencing for jumping bail in Britain and possible extradition to the US, which is the ultimate thing ‘we need to fight not just for Julian Assange, not just for WikiLeaks but for press freedom,’ editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson commented.

Hraffson said that Assange is currently confined to a cell at Belmarsh Prison, a grim facility in southeast London, however, it makes it easier for Assange to meet with his legal team than it was at the embassy, where a feud with Ecuadorian authorities had led to a ban of most guests.

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