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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


144/95 William A. Courson / Equatorial Guinea



States Equatorial Guinea
Date November 22 , 1997
Session 22nd Ordinary SessionNovember 02 to November 11 , 1997
Outcome:

Decided on merits

Violated Articles:
Alleged violated articles : Article: 2, 7, 9.2, 10, 13.1, 20.1
Non violated articles : Article: 2, 7, 9.2, 10, 13.1, 20.1

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – trial and sentence on charges of attempting to overthrow the Government of Equatorial Guinea and high treason.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Freedom from Discrimination; Right to Fair Trial; Right to Receive Information and Free Expression; Right to Freedom of Association; Right to Participate in Government; Right to Self-Determination.

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