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Rural dispute resolution in Bangladesh: How well are village courts working?
Bangladesh offers an interesting case in which informal rural dispute resolution has been institutionalised as an alternative route to justice: the 2006 Village Courts Act sought to combine features of...
Exploring 15 years of Sharia implementation in northern Nigeria
In October 1999, Zamfara in the north became the first Nigerian state to reintroduce full Sharia law and by the end of 2001, 11 other northern states had followed suit.