Translation of show trial in Spanish:

show trial

noun

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    • If he committed crimes against humanity, as most believe, a show trial won't provide true justice.
    • I doubt these people realize that what they're demanding in their outrage over the absence of a guilty verdict is a Stalinist show trial where the outcome is pre-determined and artificial closure is assured.
    • This is the closest thing to a Soviet show trial that we are likely to see in our lifetimes.
    • She was arrested and, in a show trial in 1981, sentenced to death, though this was commuted to life imprisonment.
    • It has become a prosecution of one party, a show trial.
    • Someone decided this was going to be a show trial and they handed out the ultimate punishment.
    • The two soldiers were also victims because they were charged solely to please Korean public, like a show trial.
    • Hitler was keen to avoid the public show trial of his most famous general and it seems that a ‘deal’ was done.
    • All the talk that this is a show trial will stop when people see the documents for themselves.
    • The proceedings starting today are nothing but a show trial designed to have the former dictator quickly sentenced to death and executed.
    • The alternative is to face a military show trial with the likelihood of an even longer jail term or the death penalty.
    • Supporters say they are innocent of the charges, that they are victims of a show trial and have accused senior Colombian government ministers of making prejudicial remarks about the three.
    • The state reacted with a show trial, death sentences, and abrupt and immediate executions as a public deterrent.
    • After the first Moscow show trial, the wave of arrests also engulfed the German émigrés who had fled from the Nazis.
    • Arrested in 1477, and condemned for treason in a show trial before his peers, he was executed secretly in the Tower, by means never officially revealed.
    • Now the government and the police are clearly determined to proceed with a major show trial, making it a test case for the right to free speech, as well as the rights to organize and demonstrate.
    • Those arrested eventually faced what amounted to a show trial that ended on September 26.
    • At the trial itself, their defense team, which was close to the Party, proved itself incapable of answering the charges politically, in what was clearly a political show trial.
    • This analogy had already been pointed out by Trotsky and by Bukharin, himself one of the accused in the major show trial of 1938.
    • The sole purpose of the show trial appears to have been to get a death sentence against an expendable figure.

    juicio llevado a cabo como demostración de poderío