- Nov 23, 2016
And I read he has children or a child from his first marriage...I didn’t know Julian Assange had kids.
“Our children — Gabriel, who is five, and Max, three — only have memories of their father within the brutal surroundings of Belmarsh prison.
We don't know how long our children have left with their father. We don't know if we can visit him or even talk to him on the phone.
Last week, Gabriel slipped some daisies he had picked by the prison walls into his pocket to give to his father. After he passed through the metal detector his daisies were confiscated during the pat-down search by one of the guards, albeit reluctantly.
During visits, our family is allowed to embrace at the beginning and end. We can hold each others’ hands across the table. Julian and I are not allowed to kiss. But Julian would rather kiss his wife and be penalised than have that taken away from him too. So, we kiss.”
'Our nest in the razor wire': How Julian Assange, his wife Stella and their children seek moments of joy within prison wallsI don’t need to explain to Gabriel and Max the reality of Belmarsh prison where we go to visit their father. They live it, writes Stella Moris.www.abc.net.au
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