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African Commission on
Human and Peoples' Rights

256/02 Samuel Kofi Woods, II and Kabineh M. Ja'neh / Liberia

States Liberia
Date November 20 , 2003
Session 34th Ordinary SessionNovember 06 to November 20 , 2003

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 6, 7.1b, 7.1d
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – illegal arrest and detention of Liberian journalists for the independent Analyst Newspaper in Monrovia.

Whether local remedies were exhausted by the complainant.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Personal Liberty and Protection from Arbitrary Arrest; Right to Fair Trial. Communication inadmissible: non-exhaustion of local remedies.

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