Watch: Stella Moris, partner of Julian Assange, delivers a statement outside the Old Bailey

Stella Moris, the partner of Julian Assange and mother of his two young children, delivered the following statement outside London’s Old Bailey yesterday, the final day of resumed British court hearings for the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the US. Moris powerfully summed up the issues of democratic rights and press freedom at stake in the US attempt to prosecute Assange for exposing American war crimes. She spoke movingly on the impact of his decade-long persecution on their family.

Stella Moris, partner of Julian Assange, speaks in London