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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

159/96 Union interafricaine des droits de l'Homme, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'Homme, Rencontre africaine des droits de l'Homme, Organisation nationale des droits de l'Homme au Sénégal and Association malienne des droits de l'Homme / Ang

States Angola
Date November 11 , 1997
Session 22nd Extraordinary SessionJuly 29 to August 07 , 2017

Decided on merits

Violated Articles: Articles: 2, 7.1a, 12.4, 12.5, 14, 18
Alleged violated articles : Articles: 2, 7.1a, 12.4, 12.5
Non violated articles :

African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) - mass expulsion of aliens from Angolan territory by its government; acts of brutality committed against Senegalese, Malian, Gambian, Mauritanian and other nationals. ACmHPR’s decision taken without Respondent’s arguments.

Whether the complainants had any reasonable access to the local remedies.

Whether respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Freedom from Discrimination; Right to Fair Trail; Right to Freedom of Movement; Right to Property; Right to Protection of the Family and Vulnerable Groups.

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