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Three elderly Kenyan citizens, after several hard years of campaigning, are finally being seen by a judge in a British court over allegations that they were tortured by the UK over 60 years ago, in a truly shameful episode from this country’s late imperial history.
There are few experiences as discordant as representing an innocent person who has been sentenced to death. After all, if the prisoner is innocent, he is one hundred percent sure that he did not commit the crime; yet twelve jurors have concluded, beyond a reasonable doubt, not only that he did, but that he should be executed for it.
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