Justice How it has changed after Colonialism


How was justice in the Igbo culture (http://www.nairaland.com/attachments/372698_ekpafia7_jpg77a3f4beddd841d3c2098ed77faee7ea)

Justice is decided by the decision of every member of the tribe where ones age and title affects on how the powerful their input is

But what has happened upon the arrival of the British though? (http://ascensionlifestyle.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Ikperikpe-ogu.jpg)
The British could not find a single man of authority who they would use in their direct rule system, so they decided to create "a man of authority" by appointing certain individuals in the society as "Kings". (https://thedisorderofthings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/19_malinowski.jpg)
These appointees were given government paper of authority or "warrant" and were made preside over the affairs of the community. They're known as "warrant of Chiefs" and they patrolled the village acting like they own everything. (http://jonesarchive.siu.edu/wp-content/uploads/band2.jpg)
These warrant Chiefs feel that they have descended from gods of the land and act as if they are actual kings. (http://userscontent2.emaze.com/images/e88625c0-2a53-4846-b160-79e64f304dc4/4cc4b9b8-7b24-4b1d-8c54-ec00d9d481ef.JPG)
The British (Colonialism) has changed Justice in the Ibo culture so much. Like teaching them what a high ruler is. And on how one person can have so much power to rule a whole village. (http://lacatarina.udlap.mx/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CA4.5_4-trobriand.jpg)

Tyler Causey----Logan Kilgo----Stephanie Keen

Source- https://profsmof.wordpress.com/2013/02/13/the-concept-of-justice-in-chinua-achebes-things-fall-apart-and-john-rawls-a-theory-of-justice/February 13, 2013 by Prof Smof

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