International Human Rights Law Content
Phases of Trial
Pre-trial – before a judicial body accepts the accusation
Trial – accusation to conviction or acquittal at initial jurisdiction
Post-trial – punishment/recovery and revision
Right against arbitrary arrest and detention
Right against arbitrary interference on privacy
Right to humane treatment and protection of human dignity
Right to have judicial supervision and remedy
Clear notice of charge, rights and consequences.
Sound health, access to outside world.
Facilities for defense preparation.
Equality of arms
Ensured safe and fearless environment and full respect of dignity
Review and recourse of the Pretrial protections
Counsel and defense support
Fair examination of witnesses
Well-informed about charges and possible
Use of appropriate punishment among alternatives
Informed punishment and appealing process
Explaining the consequences and duration of punishment and role thereafter
Correctional programmes and protection against potential abuses
Preparation of reintegration
Compensation (Redress, financial support and Rehabilitation)