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Anudo v. United Republic of Tanzania

Anudo Ochieng Anudo was forced to live in “no-man’s land” on the border between Tanzania and Kenya, as neither country recognized him as a citizen.

June 06, 2017
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El Sharkawi v. Arab Republic of Egypt

Mohammed El Sharkawi was detained without trial under Egypt's Emergency Law for nearly 16 years, and tortured in custody. Since his release, there has been no acknowledgement that his detention violated human rights.

July 22, 2011
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Nubian Community in Kenya v. Kenya

Africa's human rights tribunal found that members of Kenya's Nubian community face arbitrary procedures that restrict their access to vital national identity documents.

May 17, 2010
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APDHE v. Equatorial Guinea

This complaint challenged a small clique of ruling families in Equatorial Guinea who reap huge profits through corruption and monopoly control of the national petro-carbon industry, while ordinary citizens live in poverty.

December 03, 2009
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People v. Côte d'Ivoire

This case is about citizenship discrimination against minorities in Côte d'Ivoire.

May 14, 2009
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IHRDA v. Mauritania

This case is about statelessness and discrimination against non-Arab citizens in Mauritania.

April 01, 2009
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Freedom FM v. Cameroon

This case concerns a current-affairs radio station that was denied a broadcasting license in Cameroon.

May 05, 2008
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Good v. Botswana

This case is about a professor who was expelled from Botswana after writing an article critical of presidential succession, and subsequently claimed violations under the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights.

May 01, 2008

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