Ukraine’s high choose says justices have left the courtroom to take up arms whereas Russia’s war in Ukraine continues.
“They took weapons in their hands and they are protecting our motherland,” Chief Justice Vsevolod Kniaziev informed CTV News Channel’s Power Play. He informed Power Play host Mike LeCouteur judges from throughout the nation’s judiciary system, together with 4 from the supreme court docket, have joined Ukraine’s navy.
“Moreover, we have 300 court staff who are now in [the] army,” Chief Justice Kniaziev stated.
Chief Justice Kniaziev was in Ottawa for a worldwide assembly of chief justices. He appeared on Power Play with Canada’s Chief Justice Richard Wagner.
Those who aren’t on the entrance traces try to preserve the justice system working. He informed Power Play air raid warnings, missile strikes and working to shelters all get in the way in which of their work.
“It’s a really, really hard and unsafe job for judges now,” Kniaziev stated.
Chief Justice Kniaziev talks about Ukrainian judges becoming a member of the military within the video on the high of this text.