STATE AND NON-STATE JUSTICE SYSTEMS IN AFGHANISTAN: THE NEED FOR SYNERGY

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STATE AND NON-STATE JUSTICE SYSTEMS IN AFGHANISTAN: THE NEED FOR SYNERGY

By: ALI WARDAK*

INTRODUCTION

The long Afghan conflict has resulted in an extensive destruction of Afghanistan‟s state justice institutions that existed prior to the former USSR invasion of the country in December 1979. The destruction has not only included extensive damage to buildings, office furniture, official records, legal resources, and essential office equipment, but it has also included the death, imprisonment and migration of hundreds of professional justice officials, including qualified judges, prosecutors, police officers, and prison wardens.1 Following the collapse of the Taliban regime, the Bonn Agreement of December 2001 authorized formation of the Afghanistan Judicial Commission. Read the full document in PDF

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