“Freedom Convoy” Organizer tamara lecho is once again pleading for release from prison after a justice of the peace denied her bail earlier this month.
Licht was ordered to remain in prison to await trial for his role in the protests that crippled the city of Ottawa in February, when a court ruled that he had violated his bail conditions.
He was ordered not to communicate with the main organizers of the convoy either through consultation or in the presence of a lawyer, but was arrested again after making contact with fellow protest leader Tom Marazzo at an awards ceremony in Toronto last month. been done.
In court today, his lawyer Lawrence Greenspawn argues that the two organizers did nothing more than shake hands and photographed together at the gala.
Trucker protests: Organizer Tamara Licht released on bail
He says Lich has now spent 48 days in prison while she waits to respond to the nonviolent charges.
Licht faces charges of mischief, obstructing police, counseling others to commit mischief, and threatening for his role in mass protests against COVID-19 restrictions and the Liberal government.
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