Inside the Raslan Trial: A Facebook chat opens a window to the disappeared

SJAC’s 36th trial monitoring report details days 73 & 74 of the trial of Anwar Raslan in Koblenz. A Facebook chat between a previous witness and a person who was allegedly detained with his brother and witnessed his death, was read in court. On the second day, the court also heard a Scientific Analyst from the BKA, who testified about the detention conditions in Branch 251 that more than fifty witnesses described to the office. Three more witnesses preferred not to testify in court. All of them already indicated during investigation that they were not willing to testify in open court in Germany.