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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Chad

For the first time in Chadian history a Supreme Court and a Constitutional Council officially began to function on 28 April 1999. The government continued to use the judicial system to harass members of opposition parties. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Tunisia

Throughout 1999 the lack of independence of the judiciary in Tunisia was very apparent. This was particularly true in political trials, despite the fact that there were international observers present at many of them. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Turkey

Despite constitutional guarantees of judicial independence, judges in Turkey are not truly free to decide matters before them impartially, in accordance with their assessment of the facts and their understanding of the law. (more…)

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