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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

201/97 Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights / Egypt

States Egypt
Date May 11 , 2000
Session 27th Ordinary SessionApril 27 to May 11 , 2000

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – State Security Investigation force’s arrest of eight people for peacefully opposing the implementation of Law 96 of 1992, which regulates the relation between landowners and tenants of agricultural land.

Whether the respondent state is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Freedom from Discrimination; Right to Equality before the Law and Equal Protection of the Law; Right to Life; Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment; Right to Personal Liberty and Protection from Arbitrary Arrest; Right to Fair Trial; Right to Receive Information and Free Expression; Right to Freedom of Assembly. Communication inadmissible: non-exhaustion of local remedies.