Namibia's Supreme Court reverses key judgment as unconstitutional

By Roland Routh, 11 August
Photo credit: Flickr
Photo credit: Flickr
Five judges of the Supreme Court reversed a previous judgment by the court relating to the jurisdiction of Namibian courts on accused persons brought into the country unlawfully by state security agents. According to Chief Justice Peter Shivute, who wrote the judgment with concurrence from three other Supreme Court judges and one dissenting, Article 1 of the Constitution provides that the Republic of Namibia is established as a sovereign, secular, democratic and unitary state founded upon the principles of democracy, the rule of law and justice for all.
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