Denial of defendant's right of silence


Innocent people held in police custody can be frightened, disorientated and at a low physical and mental ebb, which can lead them into false confessions.


Among western democracies, the UK has abolished the right to silence in Northern Ireland.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST