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Famous Trials that Changed History : From Socrates to Saddam Hussein

M S Gill

ISBN 10: 8176257974 / ISBN 13: 9788176257978
Published by Sarup, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents 1. Introduction. 2. Socrates drinks the cup of hemlock poison with superb serenity 300 BC. 3. Joan of arc speaks from the scaffold May 30 1431. 4. Trial of Martin Luther at the diet of worms April 18 1521. 5. Thomas Harrison speaks from the gallows October 13 1660. 6. Trial of John Peter Zenger August 4 1735. 7. Trial in respect of writs of assistance February 24 1761. 8. Trial of Warren Hastings February 19 1788. 9. Robespierre hero of French revolution mounts the scaffold July 26 1794. 10. Trial of Robert Emmet September 19 1803. 11. The first colonial trial in Red Fort Delhi against Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar 1858. 12. Trial of John Brown November 2 1859. 13. Trial of Tantia Tope the first and the greatest Indian Guerilla hero 1858. 14. Exiled Jose Marti turns into an architect of Cuban revolution 1871. 15. Trial of Lokmanya Bal Ganga Dhar Tilak January 13 1908. 16. Madan Lal Dhingra indicts the British rule as the most abominable scourge for India July 24 1909. 17. Lahore conspiracy cases against famous Indian patriots 1914 18. 18. Indo German Conspiracy trial in USA 1917. 19. Agnes Smedley a radical friend of India faces trials in American courts. 20. Eugene V. Debs on trial September 14 1918. 21. Great trial of Mahatma Gandhi November 16 1922. 22. Abdul Karim challenges the military might of Spain and France 1926. 23. Trial of Henry Sweet Negro boy May 19 1926. 24. Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti 1927. 25. Persecution and prosecution of Rosa Luxumburg. 26. Trial of Marcus Garvey hero of Jamaica 1925 26. 27. Bhagat Singh shouts patriotic slogans at the scaffold March 23 1931. 28. Omar Mukhtar ascends the scaffold erected by fascist Italian regime of Mussolini 1931. 29. Trial of Hochi Minh June 1932. 30. Trial of Minh Khai and her Vietnamese compatriots. 31. Paul Robeson asserts his rights to live in America built by his slave ancestors. 32. Udham Singh declares doom of the British imperialism at his trial 1940. 33. Pablo Neruda accuses president of Chile of treason and betrayal of democracy 1946. 34. The last colonial trial in Red Fort Delhi against I.N.A. patriots 1945 46. 35. Jomo Kenyatta roars in the dock of colonial court 1952 53. 36. Trial of Fidel Castro 1954. 37. Martin Luther King leads the protest battle of The oppressed of the world and Rosa Parks denounces and defies the segregation laws at their trial 1955 56. 38. 156 South African patriots on Marathon treason trial 1956 61. 39. The prisoner of 1957 Agostinoh Neto on trial 1956 57. 40. Trial of 2000 South African women 1958. 41. Trial of 50 Angolan patriots July 1959. 42. Trial of Nelson Mandela and his South African compatriots 1963 64. 43. Neo colonial trial of 30 patriots of Tunisia 1978. 44. Trial of Mosima Sexwale Umkhonto we Sizwe South African fighter 1978. 45. Trials of U. Hia Than and his compatriots of Burma April 1991. 46. Ken Saro Wiwa faces the neocolonial gallows 1995. 47. Brain Balwin's trial based on racial prejudice. 48. Trial for indefinite detention 2004. 49. Saddam Hussein faces Trial of the century. Index. In this book the author has devoted time and energy in narrating moving episodes in courts from the time of the famous trial Socrates the Greek philosopher who preferred to sacrifice his life than abandon his principles in hoary antiquity. In a brief precise and concise manner he gives accounts in a chronological order of most important trials particularly during colonial period besides those of the recent decades and present time. These trials proved to be milestones in human history specially during the period of slavery in ancient times and anti imperialism struggle the world over. With intensive research and extensive study he has focussed on dreadful sentences passed by terrible courts against patriots righting for literation of their countries and human rights. The author records brilliant oratorical skill and magical spell of fearless statements of the death awarded heroes and attained martyrdoms and suffered dreadful. Bookseller Inventory # 67054

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Publisher: Sarup, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

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