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Phuket’s Centre for Rights and Liberties Protection in Criminal Cases officially opens

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Today (November 6), the Centre for Rights and Liberties Protection in Criminal Cases has officially opened at the Phuket Provincial Juvenile and Family Court aiming to offer proper protection and education to the people involved in criminal cases and to assist the legal process to continue under the rule of law.

“This will help people understand more about the rights and liberties of people involved in crimes both for themselves and others. It will also help people to understand about the criminal case process in court and recognise the fairness of judges’ decisions,” said Suprawat Ritchoo, Chief Justice of Phuket Provincial Juvenile and Family Court.

“Opening the Centre for Rights and Liberties Protection in Criminal Cases will strengthen the understanding as well as rights and liberties protection process more concretely on the island.”

The centre was put into place following the policy from the Court of Justice to ensure standards in protecting people in crime cases concerning human rights and liberties for all. including the accused, the defenders, the victims and witnesses. The victims will be fully supported with information about their rights and liberties and process of the court. The accused will also get basic information about their legal rights.

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