News Julian Assange's Lawer struck by train, coincidence?

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  1. Cookie_Puss

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    This is crazy.


    http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/renow...g_struck_by_train_in_west_hampstead_1_4507283[​IMG]
    AUG 12
    Renowned lawyer who represented Julian Assange died after being struck by train. Coincidence?
    POLITICS
    Rachel Roberts | Ham & High

    One of the UK’s most respected international criminal lawyers who was representing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has died after being hit by a train in West Hampstead.

    Married father of two John Jones, QC, worked at renowned legal chambers, Doughty Street and died last Monday morning. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

    The 48-year-old barrister has been described as “a giant in his field” by colleagues, who said that his death is “a monumental loss to the cause of international justice and human rights.”

    Oxford graduate Mr Jones, who took silk in 2013, specialised in extradition, war crimes and counter-terrorism, representing clients from around the world in high profile cases.

    He was part of a team of lawyers acting to prevent the extradition of Julian Assange - holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy for four years - whose case is currently being heard by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

    Mr Jones was also working with his colleague Amal Clooney to try and halt the execution of Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif and Libyan spy chief Abdullah-al Senussi.

    Earlier in his career, he helped bring to justice some of those responsible for genocide in the former Yugoslavia as part of the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal, working to establish procedures that were used in the historic trials.

    As well as his criminal law work, Mr Jones acted as a human rights lawyer, saving a 19-year old from the death penalty in Singapore, fighting on behalf of journalists for free speech in Africa, and making representations to the UN to prevent torture.
     
  2. RenchFries

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    That is a strange way to die. I'd like to see some more details to the story.
     
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    Julian Assange better be only eating packaged food and guarded 24/7 as long as he claims he's holding Hillary's Sword of Damocles.
     
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    Better get @Jim J Jiblets and the other tin hats in here quick to analyze this.
     
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    Nothing to see here people ...move along
     
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    Authorities have decided to treat it as an unsuspicious case unfortunately. The story reminds me of Zoey from house of cards personally.
     
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    You have to admit it does seem oddly convienient, I'm not saying that he was for sure murdered but I don't think it should be ruled out either.
     
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    Yawn. He was killed. His car was driven and parked on to a railroad tracks and he was put inside the car.

    Train hits car with him inside. Pure coincidence of course.

    Clinton body count increases by one.
     
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    Time to jump on the Trump Train, motherfuckers.... CHOO CHOO!!!
     
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    Shit, I thought maybe he was in a metro station and fell/got pushed in front of a train. You're probably right though, the circumstances seem way too odd for this to be a suicide.
     
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    Your way is possible too. Either way, another Clinton coincidence. Lucky break for them!
     
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    Ruh-roh, inception must be real! Hillary hired Scare Crow to muddle his mind and condemn him to "suicide". Better call the Bat.


    http://www.camdennewjournal.com/john-jones-inquest

    Concerns raised over hospital's treatment of 'brilliant' barrister who was hit by train

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    A private hospital has been told it must make changes after the death of Mr Jones

    Published: 19 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN


    A LEADING human rights lawyer was allowed to walk out of a private psychiatric hospital at 5am while “really unwell” just hours before he jumped in front of a train, an inquest heard.

    John Jones QC, a barrister who worked on high-profile war crimes trials at The Hague, died instantly in the collision in West Hampstead on April 18 this year, St Pancras Coroners Court heard yesterday (Thursday).

    Mr Jones, a married father-of-two, was the head of international law at Doughty Street Chambers, Bloomsbury.

    He had been admitted to the private Nightingale Hospital in Lisson Grove, Marylebone, in March, with a number of mental health issues, which had been given a “working diagnosis” of bipolar disorder and anxiety by his psychiatrist.

    But the court heard that he spent the majority of the time alone in his room, refusing to attend therapy sessions or even eat in the communal dinning room.

    Coroner Mary Hassell raised concerns about his treatment and said: “He was in his room, lying on his bed or on his laptop. That seems fairly awful in therapeutic terms. To me if I were worried about a person that was mentally unwell I would think that environment was the worst possible environment for them.”

    Ms Hassell is to write to the hospital demanding changes she believes must be made to prevent future deaths. She said patients at psychiatric hospitals must be made to engage with therapy.

    She said: “I think his failure to engage was part and parcel of his illness.”

    On the day before his death, Mr Jones, who lived in had spent the day with his family, who had become increasing concerned about his wellbeing. The inquest heard that Mr Jones may have been suffering from the side effects of withdrawal from his medication. He returned to the hospital, where he was a voluntary inpatient, that night, but at 5am the following morning he was allowed to leave the hospital after filling out his own risk assessment form.

    Ms Hassell questioned the efficacy of such a form, which she described as “perfunctory”. She said: “Surely there will be in an incentive for him just to tick 'no I've not got a risk of this' and then just leave.”

    In a statement, read to the court, his father, Hugh Jones, said: “I was astonished he had gone out so early in the morning when he was in such a bad way.”

    Mental health nurse, Katie McTaggart, who agreed to let him leave, said he had shown no signs of being a danger to himself. The court heard that, under the Mental Health Act, she could have stopped Mr Jones leaving if she was sufficiently worried about his state of mind. Questioned about allowing Mr Jones to leave the hospital at 5am, Ms McTaggart said: “We can't section someone because it's early in the morning.”

    She said the form was only “one aspect” of their risk assessment, adding: “We do constant risk assessments as nurses.”

    She said: “I didn't have any concerns about him having suicidal plans or planning to harm himself”.

    The court had heard that Mr Jones, who lived in Hampstead Garden Suburbs, struggled to continue to work as his condition worsened. He had represented Julian Assange as the Swedish government attempted to extradite the Wikileaks founder. Among his other clients were Saif Gaddafi, the son of the fallen Libyan leader, and Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president serving a 50-year sentence.

    At the time of his death, he was described by colleagues as a “brilliant and creative lawyer”.

    Doughty Street Chambers said in a statement: "John was admired and appreciated for his amazing sense of humour, his professionalism and his deep commitment to justice and the rule of law."

    Returning a narrative determination, Ms Hassell said that she had no doubt he intended to jump in front of the train, but added: “The state of his mental health at the time meant he lacked the necessary intent to categorise this as suicide.”

    She said: “It seems to me that at the time of his death he was actually very poorly.”

    She said that CCTV footage proved that he
    alone, adding: “I rule out completely the action of any other person.”
     
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    Exactly what I thought of when I read the headline. You can't make this shit up.
     
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    I bet that long necked Ivanka did it. She's like a Gifaff da Giraff.
     
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    You could win Stern POTY with posts like that.
     
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    Are we bonding right now?
     
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