Court upholds 'Maddie - The Truth of the Lie' book and documentary ban
Maddie, The Truth of the Lie, the McCann's banned book
McCann win injunction against Gonçalo Amaral
The former PJ inspectors book will continue to be forbidden
The book written by the former PJ Inspector Gonçalo Amaral “A Verdade da Mentira” will remain withdrawn from bookstores, a decision made by Judge Maria Gabriela Cunha Rodrigues, after judging the injunction interposed by the McCanns.
Likewise, the documentary in which Gonçalo Amaral defends the thesis that Maddie McCann parents are involved in her disappearance, will continue to have its broadcast forbidden.
Neither the former Judiciary Police Inspector nor TVI, can refer to the subject.
The judge gave her decision this morning to the lawyers, in her chambers, at the Courthouse in Lisbon.
This decision can still be appealed, as indeed is considering TVI's lawyer, Miguel Coroadinha.
To this this procedural issue that is the temporary injunction, it will follow the main action which seeks for the permanent withdrawal of the book from the market.
Note: « The lawyers for Gonçalo Amaral and the also targeted Guerra & Paz, the book's publisher, TVI, which broadcast the documentary based on the book, and Valentim de Carvalho, who sold the video [DVD] stated that they would appeal against the decision. »