Book review: Trial by Ambush: The Prosecutions of David Bain

By Peter Graham In Books

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10th March, 2012
As everybody knows, Joe Karam – the well-known ex-All Black – is David Bain’s champion, friend, spokesman and minder. He has journeyed many miles and fought a long hard fight for Bain. Perseverance and devotion to a crusade could hardly go further. For years, Karam has been the driving force behind the Friends of David Bain, who doggedly pursued the cause of Bain after his conviction in June 1995 for the murders of his parents, Robin and Margaret, brother Stephen and sisters Arawa and Laniet. After trips to the Court of Appeal in Wellington and the Privy Council in London, Bain was ...

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