Problem

Unjust laws

Other Names:
Legislative injustice
Laws in violation of human decency
Unjust legislation
Incidence:

Since the time of the Conquest, alien laws and regulations had been imposed on the Guatemalan people - a legal system that protected the conquerors and destroyed the centuries-old organizational structures of the indigenous population. For nearly five centuries the system for the administration of justice has served those who held economic and political power.

Claim:

Whoever has the gold makes the rules.

Related Problems:
Inadequate laws
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
10.07.2019 – 20:08 CEST