Blog: 28 ...for the Prosecution I - 2009-10-12
June 15: The prosecutors' closing arguments created a sensation at the trial: they called for the dissolution of the two organisations charged and convictions for the individual defendants.
After the lawyers for the plaintiffs had spoken, it was the turn of the prosecutors. It was most likely the prospect of their closing presentation that had attracted most of the observers to the court that day.
During the investigation of the case, the prosecutor's office had taken the view that there was no case to answer: fortunately for the plaintiffs, investigating magistrate Jean-Christophe Hullin had taken a different view and sent the case to trial.