What a powerful insight.
".....surprising stories about why basic justice systems in the developing world came to be so dysfunctional. It turns out that when the colonial powers left the developing world a half a century ago, many of the laws changed but the law enforcement systems did not—systems that were never designed to protect the common people from violence but to protect the regime from the common people. These systems, it turns out, were never re- engineered."
(The Locust Effect: Why The End Of Povery Requires The End Of Violence. BY Gary A. Haugen
& Victor Boutros)