Wednesday, September 15, 2010

NBA on Nigeria's Criminal Justice System

Source: Google News Alert Service,September 14, 2010

Interestingly, this is based on Section 236(3) of the Criminal Procedure Law of Lagos introduced by Edict No 14, 1984 of Lagos, a law with a military origin and that is patently at odds with the 1999 Constitution, which provides for the right ... In a detailed 50-page report, AI said Nigerian prisons are filled with people whose human rights are being systematically violated and revealed how at least 65 per cent of Nigeria's inmates have never been convicted of any crime, ...

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