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Afro-Asian Association for Justice Development


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The Afro-Asian Association for Justice Development (AAAJD) is a partnership of two nongovernmental organizations on police and justice reform working in the continents of Africa and Asia.

To advance justice in public safety, gender rights, election systems, and governance from a multicultural perspective and a south-south approach.

News & Media

African officials urge enhanced fight against graft in police service

NAIROBI, July 3 (Xinhua) — African countries should intensify the fight against graft within the police service to boost its integrity and ability to serve the public, officials said on Wednesday. Noordin Haji, director of Public Prosecution of Kenya, said corruption was a big threat to achieving police accountability and democratic governance, hence the need […]

Noordin Haji goes after officers linked to baby Pendo’s death

By MARY WAMBUI The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has begun reviewing baby Samantha Pendo’s case file in bid to prosecute police officers linked to her brutal death. Speaking on Wednesday during the opening of an international conference on police accountability in Africa held at a Nairobi hotel, DPP Noordin Haji said prosecution will be […]

Police excesses will not find comfort within the justice system: Haji

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has said his office will not relent on ensuring accountability among police officers. The DPP who spoke at the First International Conference on Police Accountability said responsibility within the police service is paramount. Haji said he will ensure that officers, irrespective of their position work within the […]

Police need to go easy on the trigger, reach out to civilians

By Isaac Otidi Amuke “My mother was deeply disappointed when I became a police officer. Unfortunately, she passed away before I rose through the ranks to become Inspector General.’’ Those were the words of Dr Solomon Arase, Nigeria’s former Inspector General of Police. MISCONCEPTIONS Speaking in Nairobi on Wednesday morning during the opening of the [...]

 Our Work Areasx

Police Reforms

In this field, AAAJD caries forward the work of the Altus Global Alliance of which the two member organizations CLEEN and IDC were founding members. Within police reforms, there is a thrust to make police stations citizen-centered.

Gender rights and gender-based violence (GBV)

Inequalities and adverse social positioning on the basis of gender mark all societies. In multi-cultural societies competing claims of gender, cultural identity and individual rights seek accommodation in existing social relations with States increasingly committed to human rights.

Governance reforms in post-colonial societies

In post-colonial countries of Africa and Asia, governance has been a prisoner of the colonial distrust in the citizen-government exchange. The interaction of the State vis-à-vis citizens continues to remain divergent, even antagonistic, in terms of realisation of the claims, entitlements and the basic rights..