2_Has the period of arrest being prolonged? NO

Civil liberties: Judicial safeguards

After arrest, has a normal judicial process been followed, providing guarantees of due process?

Elements of due process:

  • Informed of charges?
  • Adequate time to prepare defence?
  • Facilities to prepare defence?
  • Able to communicate freely with counsel?
  • Provided with prompt trial?
  • Trial by an impartial, independent judiciary?