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UDHR Article 11: Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
7/10/2018 12:21:02 PM

Kathmandu 10 July, 2018- UDHR Article 11 asserts the Right to the presumption of innocence.
UDHR Article 11: (1) Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
(2) No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.


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