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S. Sudan Supreme Court judge resigns over "interference"

November 14, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan's Supreme Court judge, Justice Kukurlopita Marino Pitia has resigned over “lack of judicial independence”.

In a 14 November letter to President Salva Kiir, Pitia also cited lack of independence of judges and justices, security of tenure of the office of the judges and justice, lack of financial independence of the judiciary and poor administration of the judiciary, among others.

"I Kukurlopita Marino Pitia, Justice of the Supreme Court of the judiciary (...)

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Published By: sudantribune - 3 days ago