'Justice on wheels' in the Philippines

Eight custom-made buses with judges onboard seek to deliver justice to victims of overburdened court system.

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    In the Philippines, an overburdened court system means that cases can take years to be resolved.

    There are currently tens of thousands of under-trial prisoners still waiting to see a judge, and the Supreme Court has now introduced a radical new way to dispense justice.

    Eight custom-made buses are travelling the country with judges trying cases from inside the vehicles.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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