#LIarena stopped exiles' lawyers being present at hearings due to the absence of the accused. He rejected their testifying via video link although European law on judicial cooperation accepts this. Llarena didn't even reply to the requests.
#Llarena has repeatedly rejected all appeals for conditional release for the political prisoners, often citing the risk of reoffending. As all are awaiting trial they're presumed innocent. His rulings presuppose guilt.
Elpidio José Silva: 'If I issue an EAW, I'm committed. They might find in my favour or not, but I can't withdraw. And if I don't prosecute for misuse of public funds I'm breaking Art.408 of penal code.