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Somalia’s Chief Justice voices lack of protection hinders country’s judicial system

Top Somalia Chief Justice Aidid Abdullahi Ilkahanaf has voiced that lack of protection of judges and justice officials was hindering the work of the country’s judiciary.
“We have no security, no transportation, there is no sufficient pay.” Somalia’s Supreme Court Chief Aidid Ilkahanaf told Radio Dalsan today in an interview.

Mr Ilkahanaf has rejected allegations on the media that the judiciary officials were corrupt and sometimes bribed for their responsibilities.somali_attorney general

“It is the clan affiliation-based power sharing where the system fails or works.” he said defending the judges in the courts.

Mr Ilkhanaf who has served the position as the chief justice of Somalia since 2010 has called the new government to accelerate its work and do something in protecting the judiciary officials.

Dozens of Somalia judges were killed in targeted assassinations in Mogadishu in the last year making Somalia judges one of the most targeted people within the community

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