South Africa's Cape High Court ruled Monday that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will be allowed to televise court proceedings in the case against Mark Thatcher, son of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher, who has been charged in connection with a failed coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea, is due in court Tuesday to challenge the validity of a subpoena compelling him to answer questions from EG prosecutors. The South African Press Association has more.
Previously on JURIST's Paper Chase...
- Thatcher appeals subpoena to answer Equatorial Guinea questions
- Thatcher to be questioned by Equatorial Guinea in coup case
- South Africans lay mercenary charges against 2, consider allowing Thatcher to be questioned by Equatorial Guinea
- Zimbabwe convicts mercenary leader in Equatorial Guinea coup; EG government seeks extradition of Thatcher
- Thatcher son arrested in connection with Equatorial Guinea coup plot