Technology can play a big part in helping to create and sustain effective connections between citizens and governments – both national and local. These connections can exist without technology, but it is a powerful, flexible and accessible enabler.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is now in custody in the UK, is facing a possible renewal of an allegation of rape in Sweden. Prosecutors said they were looking again at the case after a request by the lawyer of the alleged victim.
Brock Chisholm, a consultant clinical psychologist who examined Assange multiple times over the last year, told Euronews the thing that had the most profound effect on the Wikileaks founder was the threat of what might happen if he left the embassy.