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Lawyers Committee for Human Rights v. Zaire, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Comm. No. 47/90 (1994).


47/90 Lawyers Committee for Human Rights vs. Zaire.

Communication on violations of human rights by the Government of Zaire including arbitrary arrests, detention, torture, etc., dated October 16, 1990.

Final Decision

1.         The Commission admits evidence of the existence of a series of serious or massive violations of human and peoples’ rights and decides under Article 58(1) of the African Charter to call the attention of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government to the situation. (Article 58 (1) of the Charter).


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