terça-feira, novembro 02, 2010

China: Court decides that hearings over a murder retrial cannot be reported

No Guardian: "A Hong Kong judge has forbidden the press from reporting court hearings involving Nancy Kissel, who was sentenced for life imprisonment in 2005 for the murder of her husband, Robert, a millionaire banker with Merrill Lynch. Her conviction was overturned in February after the defence claimed legal errors had been made in the original trial. A retrial was ordered, which her lawyers are opposing. A judge decided that the hearings should remain secret in the "interest of justice". Journalists will be allowed to enter the court but cannot report any of the proceedings. The original case, with its tale of infidelity and murder in the wealthy expatriate community of the former British colony, attracted worldwide attention. (Notícia no Guardian e no Washington Post)

Faltam cinco dias para Hu Jintao chegar a Portugal. O artigo que acima reproduzimos é o sétimo de vários com que o BLOG19 recebe o Presidente chinês.

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