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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


299/05 Anuak Justice Council / Ethiopia



States Ethiopia
Date May 25 , 2006
Session 39th Ordinary SessionMay 11 to May 25 , 2006
Outcome:

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 4, 5, 6, 12, 14, 18
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – Ethiopian Defense Forces engaged in massive discrimination resulting in serious human rights abuses and violations of the people of Anuak ethnicity.

Whether 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 Personal Liberty and Protection from Arbitrary Arrest; Right to Freedom of Movement; Right to Property; Protection of the Family and Vulnerable Groups.

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