Governance Updates: Issues in the Maldivian Judiciary

A number of commentators and observers working in the area of judicial reform, including special rapporteurs on the independence of judges, ICJ commissions and local Non Government Organizations that have the judiciary within their ambit of concern have conducted surveys and appraisals of the Maldivian judiciary and have found numerous issues meriting serious attention. The purpose of this governance update is to provide the general public with a primer on some of the most important of these issues so that they are better informed and thus equipped to contribute to this important discussion.

*An earlier version of this governance update stated incorrectly that the year of the Democracy Survey is 2010. This version has been updated with the correct date of 2013.

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