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Lawyers for Quebec City mosque shooting suspect oppose release of warrants

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Lawyers for a man accused of killing six men at a Quebec City mosque last January are appealing a lower court decision to have certain confidential documents made accessible to the media.

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In a motion filed earlier this week, lawyers for Alexandre Bissonnette say the Quebec court judge committed an error in law in allowing the documents released.

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Bissonnette, 27, faces six counts of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder using a restricted firearm.

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Prosecutors filed a preferred indictment against Bissonnette and say they are ready to set a trial date on Dec. 11.

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A consortium of seven media organizations including Radio-Canada, La Presse and TVA had asked the court to remove the seal on 10 search warrants carried out between Jan. 30 and Feb. 6.

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They received part of the documents in mid-October after Judge Alain Morand ruled they were in the public interest, but the rest remained sealed to allow for an appeal.