Attacks on Justice 2000 – Nigeria

Human rights concerns and problems with the administration of justice still exist, as Nigeria remains a country in transition. However, a new Constitution provided appropriate safeguards for the independence of the judiciary and they were respected in practice.

Military courts and special tribunals were disbanded and there was more respect for due process and the Rule of Law. The human rights situation improved substantially with the democratic election of a civilian government.

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