Category Archives: Statements

Statement on the failure by the authorities to fulfil court orders in Kenya

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned that in recent days Kenyan Government agencies have ignored a number of court orders so that the Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Statement on the Threats Issued Against the Kenyan Judiciary following the Decision of the Supreme Court to annul the Presidential elections

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are extremely concerned by reports attributed in the media to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and senior members of his party … Continue reading

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Statement on the Threats Issued Against the Kenyan Judiciary in relation to electoral dispute resolutions

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are deeply concerned by reports attributed in the media to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and senior members of his party … Continue reading

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Statement on the Arrest and Detention of Lawyers and Judges in The Cameroon

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned about the recent arrest and detention of judges and lawyers in the North West and South West Cameroon under the Anti-Terrorism … Continue reading

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Statement on the impeachment of Justices Dingake, Letsididi, Garakwe and Busang of the High Court of Botswana

Recalling that at its General Assembly on 19 September 2015, the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) expressed its concern about the processes put in place to impeach the Justices of the High Court mentioned above. Recalling the CMJA Statement … Continue reading

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SA Government fail to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan for crimes against humanity

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned that the South African Government ignored a North Gauteng High Court interim order preventing President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan … Continue reading

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Statement on the arrest warrant for the Chief Justice of Swaziland, Justice Mathealira Michael Ramodibedi and the arrest of Justices Simelane and Annadale

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned about the manner in which the recent arrest warrants issued against the Chief Justice Mathealira Michael Ramodibedi and Justices … Continue reading

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Joint Statement on Malawi

Statement in support of the Magistrates and Judges Association of Malawi The Commonwealth Lawyer Association (CLA), The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and The Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned that constitutional and legislative provisions relating to the … Continue reading

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Statement on Passing of the Bill on the Amendment to the Judicature Act

The Commonwealth LawyersAssociation (CLA), the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned about thepassing of the Bill on the Amendment to the Judicature Act which reduced thenumber of Supreme Court Judges from … Continue reading

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Statement on the removal and deportation of Magistrate Law and the revocation of the Chief Justice’s visa by the Nauru authorities

The Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) is concerned about the recent removal and deportation of Magistrate Peter Law, the disregard for the Chief Justice’s injunction on this matter and the revocation of the entry visa into Nauru of its … Continue reading

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