human rights

6 St James Hall counsel in Cambodian human rights case

Dr Christopher Ward SC welcomes the verdict of the Cambodian Supreme Court quashing the conviction of Queensland resident Yoshe Taylor for drug trafficking.  Dr Ward is a member of the Australian legal team that has provided pro bono assistance to Ms Taylor and recently travelled to Cambodia to assist the appeal.  Yoshe has spent almost five years in prison in Cambodia and the legal processes to secure her freedom now continue in light of her successful appeal.