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New Amnesty Manual Aims at Fair Trials

Amnesty International has issued a new manual designed to promote fair trials around the world, and says it should have an impact even in some of the globe’s most repressive countries. The thick paperback manual has chapters on such topics as the “Right to liberty” and the “Right to equality before the law.”  It includes sections on dealing with torture, children’s rights, death penalty cases and military courts, among others.   The manual is aimed at lawyers and judges, but...

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