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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


322/06 Tsatsu Tsikata / Ghana



States Ghana
Date November 29 , 2006
Session 40th Ordinary SessionNovember 15 to November 29 , 2006
Outcome:

Ruled inadmissible

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 7.1, 7.2
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – trial for an act, which did not constitute an offence at the time of the commission - Section 179A (3) of the Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29).

Whether local remedies were exhausted by the complainant.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed right under ACHPR: Right to Fair Trial. Communication inadmissible: non-exhaustion of local remedies.

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