The Mamtrasna murders

I spent a fascinating hour last night watching this on TG4. The defendants, who did not speak any English, were lost in the nightmare of a legal system they could not start to comprehend. It ended in the predictable way, with three men hanged, one of whom was certainly innocent.

Now why does this remind me so much of the asylum determination process? People who barely understand simple English lost in a kafkaesque world of processes and appeals.

The Mamtrasna Murders

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