A judiciary under control

In the sixth and final session of the "On the brink of Justice" podcast, Kais Saied's legislation on the judiciary will be put on trial, where we will discuss its relevance to the real problems of the judicial system and the extent to which it ensures its independence.
05 December 2022
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Dans le sixième et dernier épisode du podcast “Justice au bord de précipice”, les mesures législatives, de Kais Said, relatives au pouvoir judiciaire sont au banc des accusés. Nous évaluons leur pertinence par rapport aux vrais problèmes du système judiciaire et dans quelle mesure ils garantissent son indépendance.
 تحال في الجلسة السادسة والأخيرة من بودكاست “قضاء على شفير العدالة” تشريعات قيس سعيد المتعلقة .بالقضاء على المحاكمة، حيث نبحث في تواؤمها مع المشاكل الواقعية للقضاء ومدى ضمانها لاستقلاليته

Created by
Yacemine Dhaouadi
Editing, Mixing & Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Hathemi Smedhi

The criminal reconciliation law and the chapter on the judicial function included in the 2022 constitution are a mere translation of the President of the Republic's unilateral vision of justice, as they were not subject to the participatory principle, according to the speakers in this session.

The latter challenge the authoritarian nature of these two texts, referring to the first as "a criminal reconciliation law that violates the principles of accountability, revelation of the truth and non-recurrence," and to the second as "a constitution that nullifies all safeguards.

This session of "On the brink of Justice" examines the extent to which the shift from an authority to a function guarantees the independence of judges from the authority employing them, and the extent to which such legislation safeguards the principles of a fair and swift judiciary.

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On the brink of Justice

Through the "On the brink of Justice" podcast, consisting of six episodes, we delve into the facts and realities of the judicial system and its relationship with the citizens and the executive branch. From there, we examine the length of litigation, infrastructure, the Code of Criminal Procedure, and the relationship between judges and law enforcement. The podcast will also address the recent dismissals of certain judges and the publication of new texts covering the functioning of the judiciary, such as the new constitution in its fifth chapter, which deals with the judicial function and the law on criminal reconciliation.

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