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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


240/01 Interights et al. (on behalf of Mariette Sonjaleen Bosch) / Botswana



States Botswana
Date November 20 , 2003
Session 34th Ordinary SessionNovember 06 to November 20 , 2003
Outcome:

Decided on merits

Provisional measures

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Article: 1, 4, 5, 7.1
Non violated articles : Article: 1, 4, 5, 7.1

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – Reversed burden of proof in a prosecution. Death penalty.

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 Life; Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment; Right to Fair Trial.

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