Burkina Faso’s Constitution of 1991 with Amendments through 2012


Judicial Independence

 
Article 129. The judicial power is independent. Article 131. The President of Faso is the guarantor of the independence of the judicial power. […]
 

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution

 
Article 131. The President of Faso is the guarantor of the independence of the judicial power. He is assisted by the Superior Council of the Magistrature. Article 132. The President of Faso is the President of the Superior Council of the Magistrature. The Guardian of the Scales, the Minister of Justice, is the first vice president and the first President of the Court of Cassation is the second vice president.

Human Rights Council

Report: Independence of Public Prosecutors, Corruption and Human Rights, July 13, 2020

General Assembly - October 16, 2019

Report on the UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

Report on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly of judges and prosecutors

General Assembly - October 25, 2018

Report on Bar Associations

Human Rights Council - June 22, 2018

Report on Judicial Councils

General Assembly -October 17, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime

Human Rights Council - June 12, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime