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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


97/93_14AR John K. Modise / Botswana



States Botswana
Date November 06 , 2000
Session 28th Ordinary SessionOctober 23 to November 06 , 2000
Outcome:

Decided on merits

Amicable settlement

Violated Articles: Articles: 3.2, 5, 12.1, 12.2, 13.1, 13.2, 14, 18.1
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 3.2, 5, 7.1a,12.1, 12.2, 13.1, 13.2, 14, 16.1, 16.2, 18.1
Non violated articles : Articles: 7.1a, 16.1, 16.2

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – Recognition of Botswana citizenship.

Whether local remedies were exhausted by the complainants.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Equality before the Law and Equal Protection of the Law, Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment; Right to Fair Trial; Right to Freedom of Movement; Right to Participate in Government; Right to Property; Right to Health; Protection of the Family and Vulnerable Groups.

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