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US News: Trial of the attacks of 13-November: the Belgian federal prosecutor threatens not to let the investigators testify if their anonymity is not respected

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Frédéric van Leeuw wrote to Jean-Louis Periès, the President of the Assize Court Paris special to request anonymity for investigators of the anti-terrorism unit of the Brussels Federal Judicial Police in the same way as French anti-terrorist police officers.

  Procès des attentats du 13-Novembre : le procureur fédéral belge menace de ne pas laisser témoigner les enquêteurs si leur anonymat n'est pas respecté © Supplied by FranceInfo

Frédéric van Leeuw, Belgian federal prosecutor, threatens not to let the Belgian investigators come to testify at the trial of the attacks of 13-November from 25 November if their anonymity is not respected, perhaps It is read in a letter that he sent to Jean-Louis Periès, the President of the Paris Special Assize Court, to which FranceNeinfo had access to 17 November.

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In his mail, the Belgian Federal Prosecutor challenges Jean-Louis Periès by these words. "The national anti-terrorist floor warned me on November 10, which you would have decided not to grant the investigators of the anti-terrorism unit of the federal judicial police of Brussels the anonymity which is granted by Article 656 of your Code of Criminal Procedure for French anti-terrorist police while the police of the two countries worked together in the same common investigation team ".


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"The legal impossibility" to let the investigators without Anonymity

show the Belgian prosecutor recalls that 70 hearings In videoconferencing are planned for Belgian investigators at the trial of 13-November. This is "a considerable workload", recalls the prosecutor. If the anonymity of the investigators is not respected, he says "in the legal impossibility" to let the investigators testify "without violating my own national legal order and even to commit a criminal offense". According to Frédéric Van Leeuw, a Belgian law of 25 December 2016 "Inspired by French legislation" guarantees the anonymity of the special and anti-terrorist units of the Belgian Federal Police.

This question, raised by the Belgian Federal Prosecutor, will make the subject of 19 November on Friday, a debate in a board of the Council (between the President of the Special Assises of Paris and the lawyers exclusively). Jean-Louis Periès will make his decision in the wake.

Trial of November 13: Five Accused, of which Abdeslam, refuse again to attend the .
© LP / Olivier Arandel Salah Abdeslam, Mohamed Abrini, Sofien Ayari and Osama Krayem had already refused to take a seat in the box Thursday. LP / Olivier Arandel They protest again against the physical absence at the bar and anonymization of Belgian investigators called to testify at trial. Five accused at trial of the attacks of 13 November 2015 , of which Salah Abdeslam, refused on Friday to appear at the hearing, which took over without them.

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