Aoun at Court of Cassation Anniversary: Basic Principle of Justice is Independence


President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri and PM Saad Hariri attended a ceremony on Wednesday marking the 100th foundation ceremony of the Court of Cassation.

In a speech he made at the ceremony, President Michel Aoun stressed that the basic principles of justice is “independence,” and that justice is the basis on which a state is built.

He emphasized that independent judicial authority is the most important principle that judges should exercise.

“Independent authority is a responsibility that you ought to exercise through hard strenuous work,” said Aoun addressing the judges of the Court.

The President added that “justice provides reassurance and prevents chaos, injustice and violence,” stressing that “every litigant must receive a fair trial.”

Comments 2
Thumb barrymore 12 June 2019, 15:17

'Basic Principle of Justice is Independence'

and he practices this principle daily like in suzan hajj case.

Thumb chrisrushlau 12 June 2019, 17:35

The keystone in the Lebanese judicial system is the special tribunal of the UN, which allows Lebanese visitors in its Geneva offices on alternate Tuesdays from 10:00 AM until 10:15 AM if accompanied by a registered person.