Attacks on Justice 2000 – Peru

Latin America
Issue: Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Document Type: Publication
Date: 2001

The Rule of Law and democracy further deteriorated in Peru where the judiciary is often politically manipulated and judicial proceedings, especially those before military tribunals, offer few guarantees of due process of law.

The independence of judges at all levels is seriously undermined as up to 80% do not enjoy security of tenure.

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