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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Madeleine McCann's parents ban their lawyer from speaking to the press after Portugal's supreme court insisted they hadn't been proved innocent over their daughter's death.k

Kate and Gerry McCann have banned their Portuguese lawyer from giving any comment after judges said they had not been cleared over daughter Madeleine's disappearance.

Whilst Isabel Duarte had been carefully considering reaction on their behalf to a failed libel battle against a former police chief 'to protect my clients', they have now warned her: 'Don't say anything!'

Lisbon-based Ms Duarte received a copy of Portugal's Supreme Court judgement 10 days ago – a week after it was made to 'the bitter disappointment' of Maddie's parents and to 'the delight but no surprise' of Goncalo Amaral.
Kate and Gerry McCann have banned their Portuguese lawyer from giving any comment after judges said they had not been cleared over daughter Madeleine's disappearance 
Kate and Gerry McCann have banned their Portuguese lawyer from giving any comment after judges said they had not been cleared over daughter Madeleine's disappearance.

But the McCanns have now ordered her not to respond to any media request for their reaction. 
Ms Duarte said today: 'We received instructions from the clients not to make any declaration or give public information about the file against Mr Amaral or the case itself.'

The couple lost on appeal their nine-year civil battle against the Portuguese ex-policeman who they had tried to silence for claiming their daughter had been accidentally killed in a holiday apartment in May 2007 and they had covered it up.


They have always vehemently denied any involvement.
Former GP Kate and heart doctor Gerry were ruled out as 'arguidos' – formal suspect - in 2008 but the country's top court said in newly released 76-page dossier that this does not 'equate to proof of innocence', meaning suspicion still hangs over them. 
Senior judges claim the investigation into them was only shelved because of lack of evidence.
Whilst Isabel Duarte (right) had been carefully considering reaction on their behalf to a failed libel battle against a former police chief 'to protect my clients', they have now warned her: 'Don't say anything!' Also pictured: Kate McCann (left) and friend Fiona Payne
Whilst Isabel Duarte (right) had been carefully considering reaction on their behalf to a failed libel battle against a former police chief 'to protect my clients', they have now warned her: 'Don't say anything!' Also pictured: Kate McCann (left) and friend Fiona Payne
Their latest order to their lawyer may signal the end of their legal fight against Mr Amaral with no anticipation of them challenging the ruling in the European Court of Human Rights.
The couple, both 48, from Rothley, Leics, have previously gone to extraordinary lengths to stop people close to them talking and even prevented some British newspapers from reporting certain details about the Maddie mystery.
They have also banned all family members and friends from talking to journalists.
Ms Duarte received a copy of Portugal's Supreme Court judgement 10 days ago – a week after it was made to 'the bitter disappointment' of Maddie's parents and to 'the delight but no surprise' of Goncalo Amaral (pictured)
Ms Duarte received a copy of Portugal's Supreme Court judgement 10 days ago – a week after it was made to 'the bitter disappointment' of Maddie's parents and to 'the delight but no surprise' of Goncalo Amaral (pictured)
The pair only speak publicly on occasional anniversaries of their daughter's disappearance. And Kate does the odd interview as ambassador for Missing People to highlight the charity's work.
Their long-serving spokesman Clarence Mitchell sometimes comments on their behalf but he no longer gets paid for his services. 
The McCanns dropped him last year from the Maddie Fund payroll to cut costs but the renowned PR assists them, he says, because 'hopefully it helps in the search for Madeleine.'
The previously reported Supreme Court ruling said there were 'serious concerns' over the theory three-year-old Maddie had been snatched from her bedroom at the Ocean Club apartment in the Algarve's Praia da Luz nearly 10 years ago.
The comments were made in the huge dossier after Mr Goncalo, who headed the hunt for the missing girl, who was handed victory. The McCanns had insisted 'poisonous lies' in his 2008 Maddie book The Truth of the Lie and a TV documentary about the case had been hurtful and libellous.
The Supreme Court is Portugal's highest court but has no criminal authority. Judges added their job was not to decide if the McCanns bore any criminal responsibility over Maddie's disappearance.
And they said it would be wrong to draw any inferences about the couple's guilt or innocence from their ruling.
The McCanns have now ordered Duarte not to respond to any media request for their reaction
The McCanns have now ordered Duarte not to respond to any media request for their reaction
After receiving a copy of the ruling Ms Duarte said she would make a comment after 'carefully considering the contents the judges wrote' – which has now been blocked by the McCanns.
Mr Mitchell added: 'I haven't seen the ruling so it would be inappropriate for me to talk about it in any way. It is purely for the lawyers.'
Mr Amaral, 58, was booted off the original Maddie inquiry after criticising British police, and later retired. He insists everything written in his book was already contained in police and court case files which had been made public.
He is now writing a second Maddie book after judges ruled his 'right to freedom of expression' was worthy of greater protection than the McCanns' 'right to honour.'
Ms Duarte, speaking before the couple's original libel victory was overturned on appeal: 'It has been proved in the civil file that Mr Amaral earned around 380,000 Euros in one year from the book, which is made of up false stories based on the case. 
Kate and Gerry expect compensation for the dreadful damages this book has brought their family.'     

The police in Portugal know full well that the McCann's murdered their daughter, i think anyone with any sense knows it too, you only have to look at the McCann's and it's written all over their faces.
Goncalo Amaral has written a book telling the truth of what happened that night when the McCann's left their daughter alone with their other two children. Amaral found so much evidence, he even found Madeleine's blood in the back of their car, but it was ignored. Would this be because the McCann's were wealthy and had top class jobs, both of them being Dr's, after all, who would question a Dr. Both of them are very wealthy with a home to match their money, but yet they started up a charity fund for Madeleine. This money was used to fund the McCann's trips back to Portugal, so they could carry on looking for her, even though Madeleine was more than likely at the bottom of the sea.
The MCcann's have made hundreds of thousands from their charity fund, but not only that, Kate MCcann has also written a book on the subject, they are making lots of money from the death of their daughter, they should be ashamed.
The book written by Goncalo Amaral has been banned in the UK, but that is no problem, because you can read the banned book below. Find out the other side of the story by a detective who knows what really happened.
Coming soon! Gonçalo Amaral's new book:


Madeleine McCann: The Forbidden Investigation


Click on links to read each chapter - hold down shift (or right-click) to force link to open in new window.

Foreword The forbidden investigation  
Chapter 1 Precipitation? Certainly not.  
Chapter 2 Madeleine Beth McCann's holiday  
Chapter 3 Announcement of a disappearance
Chapter 4 The real victim is the missing child
Chapter 5 The days that followed
Chapter 6 The arrival of the English police
Chapter 7 Suspicious behaviour and contradictions
Chapter 8 A man with a child in his arms
Chapter 9 Majorca, September 2005
Chapter 10 Rethinking the facts
Chapter 11 Analysis of a crime scene, apartment 5A
Chapter 12 A rather weak monitoring system
Chapter 13 Contradictions or clues
Chapter 14 Madeleine's parents call attention to her death
Chapter 15 Memory of a crime
Chapter 16 The hypothesis of death is considered
Chapter 17 In the McCanns' bedroom
Chapter 18 Preparation for the interrogations
Chapter 19 Towards placing the McCann couple under investigation
Chapter 20 An Irish family in a state of shock
Chapter 21 The removal of the coordinator of an investigation. Conspiracy or servilism?
Chapter 22 At the Ria de Alvor, one year later, looking at the past with confidence in the future.



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