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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Established by the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights which came into force on 21 October 1986 after its adoption in Nairobi (Kenya) in 1981 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (OAU.), the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights is charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of Human and Peoples' Rights throughout the African Continent. The Commission has its headquarters in Banjul, the Gambia.  Website: www.achpr.org/
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Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Sierra Leonean refugees in Guinea) v. Guinea

December 2004 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Guinea - Sierra Leone

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Jean Simbarakiye) v. Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 2003 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Burundi - Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Togo

John K. Modise v. Botswana

6 November 2000 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Denial of nationality - Deportation / Forcible return - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | Countries: Botswana

Malawi African Association and Others v. Mauritania

11 May 2000 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Citizenship / Nationality law - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Expulsion - Proof of nationality | Countries: Mauritania

Amnesty International v. Zambia

5 May 1999 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Denial of nationality - Deportation / Forcible return - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Expulsion - Proof of nationality | Countries: Zambia

Organisation mondiale contre la torture, Association Internationale des juristes démocrates, Commission internationale des juristes, Union interafricaine des droits de l'Homme v. Rwanda

October 1996 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Burundi - Rwanda

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