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in absentia

While one is not present. He was still on tour with his band, so the academy gave him the award in absentia. Since the suspect had fled before the court proceedings, she was convicted in absentia.

in absentia

While not present, as in He was tried and convicted in absentia, or He was awarded his degree in absentia. This expression is Latin for "in absence"; its use in English dates from the late 1800s.
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According to the Parliament Hansard, the then de facto law minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri explained on May 19, 2016, that the provision enabling trial in absentia was not to be simply used for all cases, but with the courts to provide checks and balance by deciding whether to apply it.
The rulings in absentia that were found to have been electronically changed [through the filing system] were all handed out by the Courts of Misdemeanours, Appeal and Residency.
The group, consisting of hundreds of people, later performed funeral prayer in absentia for the leader.
The pair are charged with breaching the institution's law and the finance minister's decisions, using the institution's funds in high-risk investments and speculations, thus leading to heavy losses and undermining the "State financial status." It said that an international detention warrant has been issued against the fugitive Al-Rajaan and has ordered his imprisonment in absentia. 9end) tb.rk
According to court documents, he was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison, alongside two Muslim Brotherhood members and an Islamic preacher, for allegedly torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square in 2011, a charge both he and the channel rejects.
According to the BBC, five of the 11 people sentenced on Saturday were tried in absentia.
Summary: Police arrest Thirwat Salah Shehata in Cairo suburb, adding he has been sentenced to death in absentia in 1990s for attempted assassination of minister.
The charges were brought against former Prime Minister Nikolai Tanayev, former Vice Minister of Finance Emirlan Toromyrzaev, Finance Minister's Advisor Aidar Akayev (President Akayev's son) in absentia. "Offshore companies were created to transfer money there.
Nasiriyah / NINA / A police force in Dhi Qar province arrested / 8 / wanted men, two of them have been sentenced to life in absentia, during a raid carried out by the provincial police in different areas in the province.
Six other men standing trial in the same case remain on the run and are being tried in absentia.
Cairo: A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced Egypt's former finance minister Yussef Boutros-Ghali to life in prison in absentia on corruption charges, judicial sources said.
In 2011 for instance, Utsch's chief executive Helmut Jungbluth, was convicted by an Egyptian court and sentenced in absentia to a year's jail over a contract with the former Mubarak government.
A European arrest warrant must be executed even if the person has been convicted in absentia after failing to appear in court.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's presidency has decided to suspend the salary of fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who has been sentenced to death in absentia. This came in breaking news of the state-run al-Iraqiya satellite channel.
Hashemi, tried in absentia, has dismissed all charges against him as politically motivated.