TITLE

ICJ slams 'corrupt' judiciary in Kenya

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Joanne
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;4/18/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) is calling for wholesale reform of the Kenyan judiciary after discovering evidence of widespread corruption in the country. The ICJ mission reported on 11 April, following a fact-finding mission, to the African state last December and outlined a number of findings and recommendations. Foremost among the proposals was a complete overhaul of the Kenyan justice system. In its report, the ICJ said that corruption in the administration of justice, including in the judiciary, has been a serious impediment to the rule of law in Kenya.
ACCESSION #
16850001

 

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