We filed the communication before the ACHPR on 2 October 2018. The violations in this case occurred during military operations in a battle between DRC soldiers and rebels in November 2012. The case was filed on behalf of 1016 victims, including 115 women and 33 girls, who suffered many violations (torture, rape, killings, looting etc.) perpetrated […]
Archive | December 6, 2018
We filed the complaint before the ACHPR on 24 September 2018. The case pertains to police arrest and torture of Cathy Basongo (member of the civil society group called Filimbi) in September 2016 following a sit-down protest organized by Filimbi to pressurize the electoral commission to publish the electoral calendar. During the incident, she was severely […]
In September 2018, IHRDA filed a case against The Gambia before the ACHPR, challenging certain provisions of the Public Order Act which are in contravention of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights concerning the rights of freedom of assembly, association and expression.