Timor-Leste: Justice in the shadow
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Eleven members of Cambodia’s main opposition party have been convicted on trumped up politically motivated charges of “insurrection” and sentenced to between seven and 20 years in prison. The verdict delivered on 21 July followed proceedings that violated fair trial rights, guaranteed by Cambodian and international law.
The first six months of 2015 have seen starkly contrasting developments on the death penalty. While the bad news has been very bad, the good news has been very good.