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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #11: A Hospital Far from Medical Care

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #11: A Hospital Far from Medical Care

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany

Trial Monitoring Summary #11

Hearing Date: May 9, 2022

CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture.

Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it is merely an unofficial summary of the proceedings.

Throughout this summary, [information located in brackets are notes from our trial monitor] and “information placed in quotes are statements made by the witness, judges or counsel.” The names and identifying information of witnesses have been redacted.

Day 15 – May 9, 2022

The Judges completed their questioning of P1 by asking several detailed follow-up questions. The questions were targeted to clarify discrepancies between P1’s in-court questioning and previous police questioning, as well as to detect what information about the case and his testimony P1 shared with other witnesses. The Prosecutors and Plaintiffs’ Counsel also completed their questions that addressed details of P1’s previous testimony. The defense team’s questioning of P1 is scheduled for the following trial day.


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