African Court delivers five rulings tomorrow, 27 November 2020

Arusha, 26 November 2020: The African Court of Human Rights and International Law will deliver five rulings tomorrow Friday 27 November 2020 at the end of its 59th ordinary session of four weeks. This session was virtually held due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Judgments will be at 11:00 a.m. Start (EA Time) and sent live via https://www.youtube.com/user/africancourt/live.

Judgments will be rendered on the following matters:

Application 059/2016 Akwasi Boateng and 351 Others v Republic of Ghana

English- https://en.african-court.org/index.php/56-pending-cases-details/997-app-no-059-2016-akwasi-boateng-and-351-others-v-republic- van-ghana

French – https://fr.african-court.org/index.php/47-pending-cases-details/419-requete-059-2016-requete-no-059-2016-akwasi-boateng-et-351- autres-c-republique-du-ghana

2. Application 012/2017 Leon Mugesera v Republic of Rwanda

English – https://en.african-court.org/index.php/56-pending-cases-details/1022-app-no-012-2017-prof-leon-mugesera-v-republic-of-rwanda- details

French – https://fr.african-court.org/index.php/47-pending-cases-details/443-requete-012-2017-prof-leon-mugesera-c-republique-du-rwanda-details

Application 009/2018 – COLLECTIF DES ANCIENS TRAVAILLEURS DE LA SEMICO TABAKOTO v Republic of Mali

English – https://en.african-court.org/index.php/56-pending-cases-details/1447-app-no-009-2018-collectif-des-anciens-travailleurs-de-la-semico- tabakoto-v-republiek-van-mali

Frans – https://fr.african-court.org/index.php/47-pending-cases-details/782-requete-no-009-2018-collectif-des-anciens-travailleurs-de-la-semico- tabakoto-c-republique-du-mali

Application 059/2019 XYZ v Republic of Benin

English – https://en.african-court.org/index.php/56-pending-cases-details/1296-app-no-59-2019-xyz-v-republic-of-benin-details

French – https://fr.african-court.org/index.php/47-pending-cases-details/663-requete-no-059-2019-xyz-c-republique-du-benin-details

Application 010/2020 XYZ v Republic of Benin

English – https://en.african-court.org/index.php/56-pending-cases-details/1316-app-no-010-2020-xyz-v-republic-of-benin

Frans – https://fr.african-court.org/index.php/47-pending-cases-details/686-requete-no-010-2020-xyz-c-republique-du-benin

The court will also issue an opinion in the request 001/2018 of the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU).

https://en.african-court.org/index.php/2-uncategorised/1449-request-no-001-2018-pan-african-lawyers-union-palu

NOTES FOR EDITORS:

The court shall consist of eleven judges, nationals of member states of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.

2. The court meets four times a year in ordinary sessions and may hold extraordinary sessions.

Further information about the court can be obtained from the court’s website at www.african-court.org.

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