On September 28, the European Parliament’s EPP Group held a roundtable to discuss the arrest and detention of Spanish citizen Vladimir Kokorev, who has been imprisoned in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands (Spain) since 2015 – without an indictment and therefore without a trial.

MEPs and reporters from Spain, Belgium, the UK and Israel, were briefed on the details of the case, which has received extensive media attention across Europe.

Lawyers representing Kokorev appealed to the European Un...

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