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Achuthan v. Malawi, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Comm. Nos. 64/92, 68/92, 78/92 (1994).


64/92 Krishna Achuthan vs. Malawi  (October 10,1991)

68/92 Amnesty International vs. Malawi (March 2, 1992)

78/92 Amnesty International vs. Malawi (October 6, 1992)

Communication on alleged wrongful detentions and denial of rights.

Final Decision

1.         The Commission finds that the state is in breach of Articles 4, 5 and 7 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and decides to refer the situation to the Assembly of Heads of State and Government under Article 58(l) of the Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights.


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