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Attacks on Justice 2002: Pakistan

The independence of the judiciary was largely undermined by the order by General Musharraf in January 2000 that Pakistani judges take a fresh oath of loyalty to his administration. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2002: Sierra Leone

Judicial institutions in Sierra Leone are moribund or almost completely ineffective as a consequence of a devastating civil war dating from 1991. Judges are poorly resourced and often ill-trained. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Ivory Coast

The Ivorian court system continued to be used as a means to harass political opposition leaders and independent jurists. The judiciary is often subjected to interference from the executive branch and is highly vulnerable. (more…)

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