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Haiti - Justice : Graduation of 20 new magistrates
"It is our responsibility to transform this nation, to put in place a system of Justice and the Law that honors and makes of the Haitian a first value, as well as the truth and fairness. The magistrates that we are today for this legal system, are the builders of our future society. It is to them first and us subsequently, to build a state where justice takes its full dimension to harmonize and regulate the lives of members of the same nation," declared the Head of State.
The President Martelly urged the recipients to commit to dispense justice and fairness in the most honorable manner. It calls for a new concern for of honesty and responsible behavior of the latter : "The rule of law that we promised to put in place, will not take life without this imperative [...] law professionals, have an obligation to demonstrate also of selflessness, impartiality, professionalism and objectivity when they will do justice to the people of Haiti, which so needs of a fair justice, true, blind and above reproach."
The Judge Kesner Michel Thermesi, Acting Director General of EMA, invited the new magistrates to transform despair into hope and uncertainty into certainty. "Be the new lights of the Haitian Justice !," he told, arguing in favor of the increase of the proportion of women (the percentage should increase from 25 to 45%) within the Judiciary. The Judge Thermesi has, moreover, warmly congratulated the President of the Republic, for his determination and constant effort to make move the judiciary by appointing judges of the Court of Cassation.
For his part, Ambassador of France in Haiti, Mr. Didier Lebret, welcomed the fact that the justice reform is at the heart of the program of President Martelly and reiterated his country's commitment to continue to support the Haitian people.
Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice, for his part, took care to emphasize the manifest intention of the government Martelly-Lamothe in its entirety, to create a democratic society having for stand, Law and Justice. "The truth and fairness" are the core values, according to the Minister, which shows its determination to tackle justice issues quickly, recalling the President's political will to end with the problems to which are faced the prisons across the country.
"I appeal to you all, and especially the new magistrates, so that together tirelessly, we are building this new legal system that will honor our country, restore confidence of our people and give every Haitian the certainty, that this country is now moving forward in accordance with the Law and Justice," has concluded the Head of State.