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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


219/98 Legal Defence Centre / Gambia (The)



States Gambia
Date May 11 , 2000
Session 27th Ordinary SessionApril 27 to May 11 , 2000
Outcome:

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12.4, 15
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – illegal deportation of a Nigerian national from The Gambia.

Whether local remedies were exhausted by the complainant.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Freedom from Discrimination; Right to Life; Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment. Communication inadmissible: non-exhaustion of local remedies.

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