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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

247/02 Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Jean Simbarkiye) / DRC

States Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date May 29 , 2003
Session 33rd Ordinary SessionMay 15 to May 29 , 2003

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 1, 2, 3
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – Dismissal of a teacher following the Resolution No. 04/HCR6PT/96 from the Transitional Parliament.

Whether the local remedies were exhausted by the complainant.

Whether exemption from exhaustion of local remedies rule applies to refugees en masse or individuals.

Whether the respondent is in violation of state-party obligations under article 1 of ACHPR.

Whether the respondent 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 Fair Trial; Right to Property; Right to Work; Protection of the Family and Vulnerable Groups. Communication inadmissible: non-exhaustion of local remedies.

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