Avi Yemini is set to face the Melbourne Magistrates Court this Wednesday for his 2018 political campaign in the Victorian State elections.
Yemini is accused of:
- Stalking; for attending polling booths that he was a candidate at.
- Breaking the electoral act; for allegedly handing out how to vote cards within six meters of a polling booth.
- Breaking the electoral act; for allegedly “intimidating” an opposing candidate within 100 meters of a polling station.
- Using a carriage service to harass a persons; for livestreaming his political campaigning online.
- Assault; for allegedly holding his phone camera too close to another candidate.
Avi Yemini is pleading not guilty to all charges. If convicted, he is facing a prison sentence.
An online fundraising campaign to cover Yemini’s defence has been set up at SupportAvi.com