It was on april 11, as Ola Bini was arrested at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito when he was about to fly to Japan to train martial arts. This after an anonymous tip to the police. The same day, Ecuador allowed the british police to go check on the country's embassy in London to arrest Wikileaksgrundaren Julian Assange.
According to Ecuador's minister of the interior María Paula Romo to the swede in cooperation with two Russian hackers have been involved in an attempt to ”destabilise Ecuador”. The man was arrested ago.
are they on the way in the taxi to El Inca prison in Quito, where their son is being held. They both came to Ecuador on Monday and has since worked with his son's lawyers to prepare for an upcoming omhäktningsförhandling.
– The evidence the authorities have presented in the first häktningsförhandlingen we feel designed and fabricated. What is true is that our son is very close friends with Julian Assange and in the last four years he has visited Assange in London once a quarter, " says Dag Gustafsson.
the Swede has been known to to work with to strengthen human rights and freedoms on the web.
the parents an open letter to the foreign MINISTRY where, among other things, writes that the son was held for 17 hours before he was told what he is being accused of. He had not their rights explained in their mother tongue, and got never see any arrest warrant.
In the letter, write the parents also:
”You tried to force the Ola to sign a document confirming that he had their rights explained to him. This was a condition to get to talk to a lawyer. Ola refused this as it was not true.”
" We want the MINISTRY for foreign affairs places demands on the Ecuadorian government and say that Sweden does not accept that another country is doing infractions when it comes to a citizen's human rights. Regardless of whether the person is guilty or innocent. It must be possible to trust that you are treated in a legally certain manner, that has not happened in this case, " says Dag Gustafsson.
the family has been forced to queue for two hours between the hours of 4 and 6 in the morning. This is to get a stamp, which they can then show up at the entrance to the prison. A maximum of two persons at a time may visit those who sit there and, you also want to submit something, like food or something to read, you have to queue again, at 16 after besökstidens end of the year.
– the System is made for the common people not able to visit their relatives. My wife and I have taken a break from it all and put all our time helping our son. An ecuadorian have to take time off for a whole day to be able to do the same thing. But when it comes to your children you do everything in ones power.
" He is okay under the circumstances and feel that he has the support of many. But the conditions in the prison he is sitting on is wretched. There are 75 prisoners, but there are only 17 mattresses and they take turns to sleep, one part is located on the board directly on the concrete floor. He has not had a shower since he was detained, and access to clean water is inadequate, " says Dag Gustafsson.
After Saturday's visit in the prison, the parents will write another letter to the MINISTRY, this time about the son and his medfångars ”awfully bad situation” in the prison. It writes Ola Binis mother Görel Bini a text message to DN.
confirms that it received the parents 'first letter:
– the foreign MINISTRY has received these data, which we take seriously," says Diana Qudhaib on the foreign MINISTRY's press office to DN.
the Swedish man detained in Ecuador