Monday, August 10, 2009

Iranian Show Trials

Iranian Show Trials - Jewish Settlements : Dry Bones cartoon.
The term "show trial' term was first used in the 1930s. In a show trial the authorities have predetermined the guilt of the defendants ...and stage a highly visible trial whose only goal is to present the charges and the verdict to the public as a form of intimidation. Defendants are often tortured prior to appearing in the court-room to obtain signed "confessions of guilt".

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