It demonstrates beyond doubt the anxiousness of the judge, lawyers and police to convict her, to the extent of repeatedly and substantially breaching critical aspects of Indonesian law and international conventions. It documents the daily examples of serious illegal breaches of Schapelle Corby's legal and human rights, and the pre-ordained nature of the trial.
This paper is organized into multiple sections. The
first part briefly examines a number of general aspects, whilst the second
details events in a chronological manner. Several appendices are included,
which examine specific aspects of the case.
The contents are:
Aspects and Research
Appendix 1 - The
Refusal to Test for Fingerprints or Determine the Quality/Origin of the
Appendix 2 - The
Principle of Judicial Independence and Impartiality
The Indonesian Code of Criminal Procedure (KUHAP)
was breached throughout this case. In
addition, Schapelle Corby’s human rights were substantially breached with
respect to a number of other important covenants and principles, including the
UN International Convention on Civil and Political Rights.
Under both Indonesian and international law, the
verdict cannot be regarded as safe or correct. As detailed in the final date
entry of this paper, Schapelle Corby should have been acquitted and released,
in compliance with the law.