Archive | April 13, 2016

Statement of IHRDA on implementation of the African Commission’s decision in Communication 292/04, IHRDA / Angola at the 58th Ordinary Session of the Commission

Madam Chairperson and honourable Commissioners, In 2004, IHRDA filed a communication on behalf of Mr Esmaila Connateh and 13 other Gambians deported from Angola in March, April and May of 2004, together with an estimated 126,247 other foreigners. They were expelled under a government programme called Operaçao Brilhante, whose aim was to rid the mining […]

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