"Suspects in restraints” is a European project focused on how suspects are presented in a courtroom, before the jury, the public and the media and how restraining them affects the impartiality of the judicial process.
The presumption of innocence is one of the most important principles of the modern human rights system, playing a critical role in safeguarding the rights of a person facing criminal proceedings.
The Warsaw Police Department published images of more than 20 participants of anti-government demonstrations on its website without giving any information about the purpose for doing so or any alleged criminal action.
A Polish court ordered provisional detention for a suspect, identified as XY, charged with using a fake ID. The court based its decision on its belief that the suspect committed the offense, which means that the...
The European Court of Human Rights has released its sentence in the case Vlieeland Boddy and Marcelo Lanni vs. Spain, ruling that the Spanish state infringed upon the presumption of innocence of two people who...
A car chase to catch cigarette smugglers ended when border guards shot dead an eighteen-year-old, provoking a storm of public debate regarding the use of force in Lithuania.
Three human rights organizations have published their analysis of the proposed EU directive on the presumption of innocence, and made recommendations for amendments, to ensure its compliance with international human rights law.
Employees of a Turkish TV channel broadcasting in Germany, of which Mr. Z. Karaman is a director, started two charity organizations and solicited donations on-air. In 2006 German prosecutors began an investigation for fraudulent use of said donations.