The question of what constitutes the appropriate period of pre-trial detention has exercised lawyers and legal thinkers down the generations. When I was a solicitor in Scotland the maximum period for which you could be held on remand was forty days on summary complaint and one hundred and ten days on petition (indictment). These periods, I believe, have since been extended as in truth it is a question of judgement to be made according to what any system can accommodate.
This man risked life and limb as a human rights activist – literally. The scar is from a bullet wound.
Random shot along the road from Bamenda to Kumba.
No matter where you go in the world if you have children and you have water then there is a game to be played!
The judicial canteen at the High Court/Appeal Court in Bamenda. A bit removed from Parliament House in Edinburgh.
The participants in a VSO workshop on widows’ rights.
The ALL for Cameroon Office. All of it!
The Prison van parked outside Bamenda Court of First Instance. Can’t imagine it would be comfortable!
Remember I said I thought the road from the airport to Yaounde was bad? That was before I went to Kumba for the day!
Technology is driving me mad today. The one thing that seems to work is uploading photos so that is what I am going to do. Profound thoughts on them may or may not follow at some later date.