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Some articles on witnesses:

Safwat El-Sherif - Career in Politics
... The court said the reasons for its ruling "The court did not rest assured to witnesses in the case where were all hearsay and their offspring grudges between the ... God" O ye who believe! stand out firmly for Allah, as witnesses to fair dealing, and let not the hatred of others to you make you swerve to wrong and depart from justice ... The Court explained that the rest of the prosecution witnesses against the accused, has been jailed on charges of perjury ...
Around The World In 80 Faiths - Episodes - Episode Six: India
... series produced by Graham Johnston Faith 50 Tibetan Buddhism Witnesses a tara ritual at Kutsab Ternga monastery, near Jomsom, Mustang district, Nepal ... Witnesses the Durga Puja festival in Calcutta, India ... in Rajasthan, India Faith 56 The Nath Firewalkers Witnesses Fire walking at Purnima in Rajasthan, India ...
To Mee Navhech - Storyline
... The prosecution lawyer presents many witnesses, most of whom are the victims of Lakhoba's embezzlement (and in some cases torture) ... The witnesses narrate their experiences with the defendant through flashbacks ... He cross questions the witnesses and during the process pleads his innocence by saying "To Mee Navhech" ...

Famous quotes containing the word witnesses:

    Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    My tendency to nervousness in my younger days, in view of the fact of a number of near relatives on both my father’s and mother’s side of the house having become insane, gave some serious uneasiness. I made up my mind to overcome it.... In the cross-examination of witnesses before a crowded court-house ... I soon found I could control myself even in the worst of testing cases. Finally, in battle.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    We may be witnesses to a Biblical prophecy come true. “And there shall be destruction and darkness come upon creation, and the beasts shall reign over the earth.”
    —Ted Sherdeman. Gordon Douglas. Dr. Medford (Edmund Gwenn)