When WWII ended Japan was defeated, military courts were established here, 920 Japanese were executed, 300 were imprisoned, an international military tribunal
in Tokyo was also established from 1946-48, it sentenced 25 more prominent leaders including Prime Minister Hedeki Tojo (Piccigalo,1979).
On Friday, he responded to various allegations made by the Military Tribunal
Tomaz Jardim's The Mauthausen Trial is a penetrating analysis of the use of the military tribunal
in seeking justice in the shadow of the Holocaust.
But human rights groups have slammed the use of military tribunals
as opposed to civilian courts.
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.
The prospect of the United States chargingGuantanamo Bay detainees before new military tribunals
hasunleashed a torrent of protests from human-rights groups.
The subject of military tribunals
garners great interest in times of war and falls into neglect in times of peace.
But then it authorizes the military tribunals
to allow in secret evidence, hearsay evidence, and coerced testimony.
How should the International Military Tribunal
for the Far East, which opened on May 3, 1946, be assessed?
Remarkably, the Court left open the possibility that the government might be allowed to proceed, using this amorphous and lax evidentiary standard, before a military tribunal
rather than anything resembling a civilian court.
Robertson ruled that the military tribunal
process violated both the Geneva Conventions and federal statutes.
The council also agreed with the view of the Attorney General Lord Goldsmith that Mr Begg would not receive a fair trial before a US military tribunal