Tag Archives: rule of law

Criminal records that net the innocent

Criminal records are aimed at protecting society from criminals; but, if a proper balance is not struck, they can victimise the innocent, especially where data from dysfunctional justice sectors are included. … Read more ….

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What is going on in Cambodia!

Raid shuts down Sunshine Coast backed orphanage Tracey Golder and Mumma Ruth with some of the Love in Action kids in Cambodia. A CAMBODIAN orphanage run by a Sunshine Coast mother and daughter has been closed down amid shock allegations … Continue reading

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UK Legal system

Bring about a return of ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’ to the British Legal System. Most people still believe that one has to be considered ‘innocent until proven guilty’ in any criminal legal proceedings, but this is no longer true in … Continue reading

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Russia raids human rights groups in crackdown on ‘foreign agents’

Human Rights Watch’s offices in central Moscow, which were raided by inspectors. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Germany and France summoned Russian diplomats in Berlin and Paris on Wednesday, after Russia launched a series of raids on international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across the country … Continue reading

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Cambodia Holds Six on ‘Terrorism’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom monks pray at a pagoda in Phnom Penh at a 2007 rally to demand the release of a monk arrested for allegedly organizing an anti-Vietnam demonstration in Cambodia. Cambodia has detained a group of four ethnic minority Khmer … Continue reading

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The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

Ou Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said the international community had in fact criticised Thailand for rights abuses, but he added that at least Thailand had independent courts. “Our court is not independent. This is a … Continue reading

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Why Peace, Security, Good Governance and the Rule of Law Must Be Included in the New MDGs

In September 2000, world leaders unanimously adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a series of specific targets for poverty eradication, universal primary school enrollment, gender equality, reduction in child and maternal mortality, combating major disease and ensuring environmental sustainability. The … Continue reading

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