And dear God it’s a mess. One would hope that his courtroom arguments are better than this otherwise Julian is going inside for a long time.
Sweden routinely imposes severe restrictions on suspects held on remand. Pre-trial, suspects are often held in detention, or even in isolation. This treatment is unnecessary and humiliating and thwarts the defendant’s ability to prepare their case.
Lessee: your client has fled the jurisdiction and is fighting extradition. Yup, I think the idea of him being held on remand until trial stands up to scrutiny.