The presumption of innocence, the principle that one is considered innocent until proven guilty, is a legal right of the accused in a criminal trial.
I don't see much of that at the moment. The press is full of stories based on the claims of a single person. The accused may be guilty or not, until a trial we don't know.
Trial by media is just not on, too many innocent people have their lives wrecked.
Neither the accused or the accuser should be named till the trial is over. Naming the acccused can ruin an innocent persons life, and also influence the trial.
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