On Thursday, Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) head Denis Pushilin said the republic may decide to execute British and Moroccan mercenaries within a month.
Sean Pinner, a British citizen previously sentenced to death in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), may face life imprisonment instead of death, said Pinner’s lawyer Julia Zerkovnikova.
“We can consider changes [death] Instead, sentence him to life imprisonment. But it is the DPR court that makes the decision, “she said in an interview with the news website Ukraine.ru.
Tserkovnikova added that the appeal against the verdict was not based on Pinner’s innocent evidence.
“Let’s start with the fact that all the rights of my clients were respected in both the preliminary investigation and the trial. I think everyone will be able to confirm guilt as soon as the verdict goes into effect. [of Pinner] Fully proven. Therefore, I do not say that the appeal is based on evidence of innocence, “she emphasized.
According to Tserknovnikova, her client “is sticking to every opportunity, even though he has pleaded guilty to the crime he committed.”
When asked about the rationale for the appeal, she said, “I appeal to humanity and universal human values.”
https://sputniknews.com/20220617/briton-shaun-pinner-sentenced-to-death-in-donbass-may-face-life-term-instead-of-execution—media-1096395023.html Briton Sean Pinner, sentenced to death in Donbus, may face a lifetime rather than a death sentence-lawyer