Eur. Court of Human Rights Overturns French Expulsion and Conviction of Tunisian

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Monday, November 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
11
444
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On September 20, 1993, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a Tunisian national’s fundamental human rights under Art. 6, sec. 3(d) were infringed when the testimony obtained before trial constituted the sole basis for his conviction and the defendant had not been able at the stage of the investigation nor during the trial to examine or have examined the witnesses concerned. The lack of confrontation deprived him of a fair trial…[more]