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Corruption Encourages Parallel Judiciary in Afghanistan

The perception of corruption in Afghanistan's judiciary is leading citizens to turn to the Taliban to resolve their legal cases swiftly and with a lack of red tape. When he became president in September 2014, Ashraf Ghani expressed concerns about corruption in Afghanistan, particularly within the judiciary. During his inaugural speech, Ghani vowed to use his constitutional powers to go after government corruption. “Corruption in judiciary paves the way for insecurity," said...

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