Centre for Justice Mercy and Reconciliation (CJMR) is a grassroots organization dedicated to protecting the basic legal rights of the ordinary citizen in Nigeria through the tireless pursuit of improvements in the country’s criminal system. It was founded in 1999 and registered with Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria in 2009.
We preach and teach the word of God that is able to safe a sinner according to Matthew 28:19 and Isaiah 61:1-4. Research, Advocacy, Mediation, Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, Rehabilitation, And Economic empowerment for the qualified ex-inmates and their families. We attend conferences both local and International for experience sharing.
“Everyone has the right to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable period of time, to’’ be brought ‘promptly’ before a judge or judicial officer, to be tried for a criminal offence within a ‘reasonable time, to challenge the lawfulness of their detention before an independent judicial body which will give a speedy decision and order their release if the detention is found to be unlawful”.