judicial system

  • 16 Jan 2013

    Sri Lanka is facing a constitutional crisis after the chief justice was impeached, in a process ruled unlawful by the supreme court. The bid by cabinet members to replace her with one of their own legal advisers has been widely criticised as an attack on the independence of the judiciary. Pro-democracy activists are challenging the move, despite the danger they face from an increasingly dictatorial regime.

  • 30 Apr 2010

    A senior judge has srongly criticised the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, for suggesting that Christians should have privileges in the judicial system.