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When persecution becomes prosecution

Shen-Bayh, Fiona (2022) When persecution becomes prosecution. Africa at LSE (28 Oct 2022). Blog Entry.

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Political trials are often seen as legal theatre, or a distraction from the reality of repressive punishment. But according to Fiona Shen-Bayh’s new book, these proceedings often serve a distinct purpose in defusing threats to autocratic survival. These findings ask us to rethink strategies of judicial repression and their implications for the rule of law.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > K Law (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2023 15:12
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:36

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