Australian Story - Conviction (Dr Simon Palfreeman)
For three and a half years, Newcastle pathologist Dr Simon Palfreeman has been shuttling between Australia and Bulgaria negotiating that country's complex and controversial justice system to try to help his 24 year old son.
Jock Palfreeman was convicted of unprovoked murder and jailed for twenty years after a melee on the streets of the capital Sofia. The final appeal court decision is due any day...Australian Story's Belinda Hawkins has been following the travails of the Palfreeman family and is now writing a book on the subject.
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