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Human rights court dismisses MI6 informant Wang Yam’s appeal

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Court rules that evidence given in secret did not mean his murder trial was unfairThe European court of human rights has dismissed the appeal by the former Chinese dissident and MI6 informant Wang Yam that he had not had a fair trial because his defence evidence was held in secret on grounds of national security.In the latest chapter of the long-running case, the court ruled that the exclusion of press and public from his trial for murder in 2008 had not resulted in unfairness. Continue reading…

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Author : Duncan Campbell and Richard Norton-Taylor

Publish date : 2020-01-16 09:56:57

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