Faced with the massive crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge and their continued military activities, in 1979 the new Cambodian regime put on trial in abstentia
two of the Khmer Rouge leaders, Pol Pot, the head of the movement, and Ieng Sary, its Foreign Minister.
, in absence, in obsolescence, or obnoxious.
In what could deal a further blow to the peace process, a security court in Sanaa on Saturday sentenced Yahya al-Houthi, the brother of Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, in abstentia
to 15 years in prison on charges of supporting the uprising.
Summary: Lebanon has insisted that Roger Tamraz, a Lebanese businessman arrested in Morocco, be extradited to Lebanon where he has been charged in abstentia
for embezzlement, the pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat has reported.
Exiled Egyptian human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim, who also holds US nationality, was sentenced in abstentia
yesterday to two years in prison for defaming Egypt, MENA news agency reported.
Six others, including another Iraqi woman, were sentenced to hand in abstentia
, and remain at large.
72) Although Chipoco was in the United States when he was indicted, he could have been tried in abstentia
Another Baha'i previously arrested and detained, was tried in abstentia
and given a one-year sentence for the same alleged offence.
The Israeli companies have thus far failed to meet deadlines for a response to the Palestinian charges, making a decision in abstentia
all the more likely.
Under French law, anyone convicted in abstentia
has the right to a retrial.
Two of them were sentenced to life imprisonment in abstentia
, another has been released, and one is on the run.
The daily said the lawyers have the option to refuse trying the four accused men in abstentia
arguing that there is no evidence that proves the suspects are in Lebanon.