Fair Trial

Sussex University: Making the Future or Vandalising It?

Gabriel Webber | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK
Gabriel Webber

How did a British university get to the stage of inspiring such anger and contempt from someone like Geoffrey Robertson, the man who organised war-crimes trials in Sierra Leone, that he would be prepared to spend days of his time working unpaid, dealing with petty academic administrators, instead of making the big bucks in Strasbourg?

Are There Genuine Fair Trial Concerns With Face Veils in Court?

Sajid Suleman | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK
Sajid Suleman

The disproportionate amount of attention this has received, at the neglect of other far more pressing concerns about justice, health and education, indicates that many of those stoking the debate have ulterior motives.

Police Spy Case Shows Threat of Secret Courts

Clare Algar | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Politics
Clare Algar

Last week, lawyers for the police were partly successful in pushing a case concerning what has been described as the "sexual and psychological abuse of campaigners for social justice ... by undercover police officers" into a secret tribunal, from which little if any evidence of just how this was allowed to happen will emerge.

160,000-Strong Petition To Block Student's Extradition

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than 160,000 people have signed a petition launched by the founder of internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia to block the extradition of a British stud...

Brooks May Not Get Fair Trial, Claims Her Lawyer

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Allowing a senior policewoman to publicly give evidence about corruption allegations at News International was a "spectacular failure", Rebekah Brooks...

Lucy Sherriff

NUT's Dramatic Intervention Over Jailed Unionists In Bahrain

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

One of the UK's biggest teaching unions has taken the unprecedented step of petitioning for the release of two imprisoned union leaders in Bahrain. ...

Should Gaddafi Get a Trial?

Amin Elmubarak | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Politics
Amin Elmubarak

If we learned anything from our modern-day tyrants, is that when the veil of fear that separate one from their oppressed subjects is lifted, it is onl...