Mexico’s President campaigns to dismantle the Statue of Liberty if Assange is convicted in the U.S.

On other occasions, the Mexican president has indicated that he is willing to grant Assange Mexican nationality. However, he recalled that in the neighboring country, the presidents have the power that, through a decree, prisoners can be released or pardoned.

By Mexico Daily Post

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said on Monday (July 4) that if Australian journalist Julian Assange is convicted in the U.S. for the WikiLeaks case, a campaign should be launched to dismantle the Statue of Liberty in New York because that country would have lost its identity.

In a press conference from the National Palace, the federal president affirmed that a conviction against the journalist would mean a loss of the symbolism that the effigy represents and considered that the media should call a large concentration to demand . . .

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