Presumption of Innocence and Burden of Proof

Lawfulness of arrest and detention and the Presumption of innocence.

This presentation examines recent European Court for Human Rights case-law that touched on the right to liberty and security (Article 5), and the presumption of innocence (Article 6(2)) Link to Document

Human Right #11: Innocent Until Proven Guilty

This video sheds light on the importance of the presumption of innocence. Link to Video

Realizing Justice: The Development of Fair Trial Rights in China

This article discusses China’s ongoing efforts to guarantee that basic fair trial rights of the accused are fully respected, while taking into account the practical constraints that limit China’s ability to implement human rights standards. Link to Article

Communique: Presumption of innocence and the right to be present at trial

This report is a proposed directive on the strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be present at trial in criminal proceedings. Link to Report