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UN report says Yemen judiciary "infested with corruption"

[JURIST] The Arab Regional Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) [official website] has issued a report saying the Yemen [JURIST news archive] judiciary system and employment in the country's monitoring and control bodies is "infested with corruption." The report points to problems with the "fragile" judiciary, including lack of coordination between the government and law implementation, ineffectiveness of the judiciary's authority, lack of accountability, and the inability to expose and check corruption. Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the world, with insufficient health and education systems and a per capita income of $564. The Khaleej Times has more.

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