African Regional

Robert John Penessis v. United Republic of Tanzania, App. No. 013/2015

Published: 28/Nov/2019
Source: African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights

Summary of the facts (extract) 1. The Applicant is a citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania residing in Greece. 2. She wrote to the Court on 10 May 2015, on behalf of her grandson Mr. Robert John Penessis who…

Kennedy Gihana & Others v. Republic of Rwanda, Application No 017/2015

Published: 28/Nov/2019
Source: African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights

Case summary (extract) 3. The Applicants alleges that, their passports, as well as those of other Rwandan nationals, were unilaterally and without notice declared invalid by the Government of Rwanda. 4. The Applicants alleges that, the invalidation of their passports…

ACERWC Comm. 005/Com/001/2015: African Centre of Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) and People’s Legal Aid Centre (PLACE) v. the Government of Republic of Sudan

Published: 29/Nov/2018
Source: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Decision No. 002/2018; adopted at the 31st Ordinary Session of the ACERWC, May 2018; published 29 November 2018. IV: Decision of the Committee 104. For the foregoing reasons, the Committee finds that the Respondent State is in violation of its…

Anudo Ochieng Anudo v. United Republic of Tanzania, App. No. 012/2015

Published: 22/Mar/2018
Source: African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights

Official summary of the facts 1. The Applicant is a citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania and Director General of an NGO named “Tanzania Human for People Rights”. . 2. He sent an email to the Court on 24…

East African Law Society v. Secretary General of the EAC, Case No. 7/2014

Published: 22/Mar/2016
Source: East African Court of Justice

Complaint relating to Tanzania’s expulsion of alleged Rwandan and Burundian immigrants in August-September 2013. — 1. This is a Reference filed by the East African Law Society (hereinafter referred to as the “Applicant”), which is the apex regional Bar Association…

ACHPR Comm. 317/06: The Nubian Community in Kenya / Republic of Kenya

Published: 28/Feb/2015
Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Decision adopted at the 17th Extraordinary Session of the Commission, 19 – 28 February 2015. Banjul, Gambia. Published on 30 May 2016. The Commission held, inter alia, that: “By failing to take measures to prevent members of the Nubian Community…

ACmHPR Comm 318/06: Open Society Justice Initiative / Cote d’Ivoire

Published: 28/Feb/2015
Source: African Commission on Human and People's Rights

Decision of the African Commission in a case alleging discrimination against “Dioula” in Cote d’Ivoire on the basis of nationality and other grounds, and finding Cote d’Ivoire in violation of Articles 1, 2, 3, 5, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18…

ACERWC Comm. 002/2009: IHRDA & OSJI v. Kenya (Kenyan Nubian Minors Decision)

Published: 22/Mar/2011
Source: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and Open Society Justice Initiative (on behalf of Children of Nubian Descent in Kenya) v. Government of Kenya, Communication No 002/Com/002/2009, Decision 22 March 2011 Download file: ACERWC, Decision in Kenyan…

Hadijatou Mani Koraou v. Republic of Niger

Published: 27/Oct/2008
Source: ECOWAS Court of Justice

ECOWAS Community Court of Justice (Application No. ECW/CCJ/APP/08/08) Judgment No. ECW/CCJ/JUD/06/08 of 27 October 2008 Hadijatou Mani Koraou v. The Republic of Niger “In 1996, while she was only twelve (12) years old, the applicant, Mrs. Hadijatou Mani Koraou, of…