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Embga Mekongo Louis v. Cameroon, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Comm. No. 59/91 (1995).



59/91 Embga Mekongo Louis vs. Cameroon


1.  Embga Mekongo, a Camerouian citizen, alleges false imprisonment, miscarriage of justice and damages for which he claims the sum of $105m.


2. The Commission finds that the author had been denied due process, contrary to Article 7 of African Charter and had in fact suffered damages. Being unable to determine the amount of damages, the Commission recommends that the quantum should be determined under the law of Cameroon.



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