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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


276/03 Centre for Minority Rights Development (Kenya) and Minority Rights Group (on behalf of Endorois Welfare Council) / Kenya



States Kenya
Date November 25 , 2009
Session 46th Ordinary SessionNovember 11 to November 25 , 2009
Outcome:

Decided on merits

Provisional measures

Violated Articles: Articles: 1, 8, 14, 17, 21, 22
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 8, 14, 17, 21, 22
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – violations resulting from the displacement of the Endorois community, an indigenous community, from their ancestral lands, failure to adequately compensate them for the loss of their property, disruption of the community's pastoral enterprise and violations of the right to practice their religion and culture, as well as the overall process of development of the Endorois people.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Freedom of Conscience; Right to Property; Right to Education; Right to Free Disposal of Wealth and Natural Resources; Right to Economic, Social and Cultural Development.

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