Wednesday February 19, 2020

Outbreak of a very civil war

Daggers are drawn between the government and the judiciary

9th July, 2011

The state of open conflict between the country’s judges and the government is unprecedented.

The most senior judges in the land have warned the government that it risks endangering the independence of the judiciary, one of the fundamental building blocks of a democratic state based on the rule of law.

The government’s decision last week to flatly disregard the judges’ warnings was an astonishing escalation of the dispute between executive and judiciary....

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