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The Value of Eritrean Customary Laws

The Eritrean people apply customary laws in many situations to attain love, peace and reconciliation through forgiveness.
The Eritrean people apply customary laws in many situations to attain love, peace and reconciliation through forgiveness.

BY STELLA AMANUEL | ERITREA PROFILE

Customary laws set acceptable standards and norms in a given society, and the Eritrean people practice dispute resolution mechanism by using customary laws with a view to achieving reconciliation. It is common for the elderly to act as mediators, conciliators and arbitrators in all kinds of disputes. Continue reading The Value of Eritrean Customary Laws

Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes

እቲ ዘይቦኸረ ዕማም. New Civil and Penal (Criminal) Codes and Procedures are taking immediate effect in Eritrea by replacing the transitional codes that were enacted since independence.

By Shabait,

THE Government of Eritrea has published new Civil, Penal, Civil Procedure and Penal Procedures Codes. The Minister of Justice, Ms. Fawzia Hashim, described the rationale and central attributes of the new laws in an interview she conducted with national media outlets on the weekend.

The new Codes will replace the respective Transitional Codes that were enacted immediately after liberation and have been operational to date. The Minister further underlined that the Commercial Code is in the process of finalization and will soon be put into effect.  Continue reading Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes