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OTTAWA (LifeSiteNews) — Freedom Convoy organizer Tamara Lich has been denied bail by a judge in Ottawa on Tuesday morning. The judge intimidated that she posed a “substantial risk” and that her detention was “necessary for the safety and protection of the public.”

According to Global News, the convoy leader desired to be released on $5,000 bail.

Another convoy organizer who was arrested, Chris Barber, was released on $100,000 bail and was sent home to Saskatchewan.

Lich has spent five nights in prison, and it was made known to the court that she had no criminal past. She is also on record saying she would abide by conditions associated with her release.

The charges laid against Lich include “mischief,” which could lead to a maximum of 10 years in prison, depending on the severity of the alleged mischief and the fallout.

Lich was not involved in any violence throughout the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa, and standing at barely five feet tall, is a mother and grandmother of Métis Aboriginal heritage.

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