Journalist Pablo González’s defense is appealing the order to detain him for another three months


As the lawyer Bartosz Rogala explained, the Court of Appeal could hold a hearing in two or three weeks to analyze the appeal asking for the journalist’s release.

Euskaraz irakurri: Pablo Gonzalez dear hiru hilabetez espetxean maintaintzeko erabakiaren aurka helegitea jarri du defentsak

The Basque journalist’s lawyer Paul Gonzalez has confirmed that has appealed against Poland’s decision to extend his pre-trial detention for a further three months.

“Now we are waiting for the court to set a date for a new hearing”Attorney Bartosz Rogala told EFE, who added that setting a date for a new hearing in the Court of Appeal could take two to three weeks.

On May 25, the Przemysl Regional Court agreed to the prosecutor’s request and agreed extend the temporary detention for another three months

The freelance journalist, who also has Russian nationality, was arrested on… February 28 in Przemysl, where he reported on the refugee crisis caused by the Russian aggression in Ukraine.

The Internal Security Service (ABW) accused González of being an agent of the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence agency, and the judge ordered that he be put in pre-trial detention for a three-month period that expired last year. May 29

Under Polish law, González can be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison on charges of espionage.

According to Gonzalez’s wife, Oihana Goirienathe journalist is only allowed communicate through lettersbut the first of the letters was received a few days ago.

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Source: EITB


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