Monday, August 17, 2009

Fiji to Recruit Judges from Sri Lanka

Fiji is a nation troubled by a military ruler who fired all of the judges in the country and suspended the Fijian constitution as an "emergency" measure after a court ruled that the military government there was illegal.  Since then there have been severe crackdowns on lawyers, the press, and even on internet usage.

A new press report is stating that Fiji will now look to Sri Lanka to supply it with some judges, at least on a temporary basis.  Click here to read more.

(mew)

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