military tribunal

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military tribunal

noun armed services court, armed services court of law, armed services judiciary, army tribunal, judiciary of the army, military court, military court of law, military judiciary, military trial
Associated concepts: Patriot Act

military tribunal

a tribunal that is responsible for the trial and punishment of an offence against military law. See COURT MARTIAL.
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They would seize him, and if they didn't kill him they would take him down the Congo to a point where a properly ordered military tribunal would do so just as effectively, though in a more regular manner.
That is especially pronounced in military tribunals.
Military courts and military tribunals have vast historical background throughout the history of the states; we examine gradually the status of the states of military courts of USA, UK, Israel, South Africa, Russia, Australia, Myanmar, Egypt, China, and Pakistan.
Though a true democracy does not need military tribunals to try and punish civilians accused of terrorism, in Pakistani setting where criminal justice system is not that effective and where there are many lacunae in its implementation, such an arrangement is perhaps need of the hour to speedily dispose of terror related cases.
A thoughtful scrutiny of how the Nuremberg Trials shaped future understanding of war crimes, military justice, and international jurisprudence, Reassessing the Nuremberg Military Tribunals is highly recommended.
The rights group, which has lobbied against civilians being tried before military tribunals, saidthe military was working to "keep the gains obtained in the Muslim Brotherhood era of trying civilians before military courts.
Tomaz Jardim has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the series of military tribunals held on war crimes and crimes against humanity within the American controlled sector of occupied Germany in the wake of the first Nuremberg Trial.
Military Tribunals at Nuremberg (NMT) have been overshadowed by the first Nuremberg trial, the International Military Tribunal, also referred to as IMT.
In its violent crackdown on the May demonstrations outside the Defence Ministry, the military arrested over 300 people and referred them to military tribunals.
Summary: Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament is banning the country's next president from sending civilians for trial by military tribunals.
But human rights groups have slammed the use of military tribunals as opposed to civilian courts.
Military tribunals have come under fire from many activists for targeting the opponents of the ruling military council, but still a large swathe of the population supports such tribunals, especially when they are used against thugs and criminals, a large number of whom are still at large after escaping from prison in the aftermath of the revolution.

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