Paris attacker's lawyers resign, say his silence due to constant surveillance

Paris attacker's lawyers resign, say his silence due to constant surveillance
 

Lawyers for the only known survivor of a group of Islamist militants who killed 130 people in Paris last year on Wednesday resigned from the role, saying his continued refusal to testify was due to the conditions of his detention.
Salah Abdeslam, who has been held in solitary confinement near Paris since he was captured earlier this year, does not want to talk and no longer wants legal representation, his lawyers Frank Berton and Sven Mary said on BFM Television.
"We are convinced, and he told us so, that he will not talk and will use his right to remain silent. What can we do. I have... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 26
Source: Reuters
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