Syrian Arab Republic’s Constitution of 2012


Judicial Independence

 
Article 134. 1. Judges are independent and there is no authority over them except that of the law; 2. The judges’ honor, conscience and impartiality constitute the guarantees for people’s rights and freedoms.
 

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution

 
Article 132. The judicial authority is independent; and the President of the Republic insures this independence assisted by the Supreme Judicial Council.
 
Article 133. 1. The Supreme Judicial Council is headed by the President of the Republic; and the law states the way it shall be formed, its mandate and its rules of procedures; 2. The Supreme Judicial Council insures the provision of the guarantees necessary for the independence of the judiciary.
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 137. The Attorney General’s Office is a single judicial institution headed by the Minister of Justice. The law regulates its function and mandate.

General Assembly

Report on Disciplinary Proceedings Against Judges, October 15, 2020

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