Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

aditus foundation invites the public to participate in an informal discussion on the importance of how suspects are presented in Court and in the media and the impact that this may have on the presumption of innocence.

This activity closes The Importance of Appearances: How Suspects and Accused Persons are presented in the Courtroom, in Public and in the Media project implemented by the aditus foundation, Hungarian Helsinki Committee and their partners. For further information on the project, visit our project page: Importance of Appearances.

Panel:

Justice Silvio Meli – retired judge with 29 years of experience in the Maltese courts
Dr. Arthur Azzopardi – practicing criminal lawyer in the Courts of Malta
Dr. Kevin Sammut Henwood – forensic psychologist & lecturer at UoM
Yannick Pace – Chairperson of the Institute for Maltese Journalists & journalist
Monique Agius – Journalist with Newsbook

The panelists will discuss the importance of how suspects are presented in court and in the media and the impact that these may have on the presumption of innocence.

Event Details

Date: 26 June 2019
Time: 16:00
Venue: Valletta Campus, University of Malta
Cost: No
Phone: 20106295
Organiser: aditus foundation
Email: carlacamilleri@aditus.org.mt
Website: https://aditus.org.mt/innocent-until-proven-guilty-the-presentation-of-suspects-in-criminal-proceedings/

This event is published through the Advocacy Assistant of the Platform of Human Rights Organisations in Malta