African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights

Concluded cases
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No

Case

Role of PALU

Status

1Application. 004/2011

African Commission on Human & Peoples’ Rights vs Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Amicus Curiae• 25 March 2011: Order for Provisional Measures

• 15 March 2013: Application dismissed for lack of prosecution
2Application. 009 and 011/2011 (Consolidated)

anganyika Law Society (TLS), Legal & Human Tights Centre – Tanzania (LHRC Tz) & Rev. Christopher Mtikila vs The United Republic of Tanzania

(The Independent Candidates’ Case)
Counsel for the 1st Applicants (Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) & Legal & Human Tights Centre – Tanzania (LHRC Tz))• 14 June 2013: Judgment on Merits

• 13 June 2014: Judgment dismissing Applicant’s claim for Reparations

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
3Advisory Opinion Application 002/2012

Request for an Advisory Opinion in the matter of the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC Tribunal)
Co-Applicants
1. Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)

2. Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA)

3. Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC)
• 15 March 2013: Order dismissing the Request for the Advisory Opinion becase a Communication on the same subject matter was pending before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
4Appliaction. 003/2012

Peter Joseph Chacha vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme (Appointed by the Court)• 28 March 2014: Judgment on Merits dismissing Application
5Application 004/2013

Lohé Issa Konaté vs Burkina Faso
Amici Curiae with

a. Centre for Human Rights

b. Comite Pour la Protection des Journalistes

c. Media Institute of Southern Africa

d. Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network

e. Pen International and National Pen Centres

f. Southern Africa Litigation Centre

g. World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.
• 4 October 2013: Order for provisional measures

• 5 December 2014: Judgment on Merits

• 3 June 2016: Judgment on Reparations

• The state has fully complied with all Orders
6Application. 002/2014

Faustin Uwintije vs The Republic of Rwanda
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 13 September 2015: Judgment dismissing Application on admissibility
7Application. 001 of 2015

Armand Guehi vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 18 March 2016: Order for provisional measures

• 7 December 2018: Judgment on Merits and Reparations
8Application. 009/2015

Lucien Ikili Rashid vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 28 March 2019: Judgment on Merits and Reparations

Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
9Application. 005/2013

Alex Thomas vs The United Republic of Tanzania

• Application 001/2017 for interpretation of Judgment of 20 November 2015
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 20 November 2015: Judgment on Merits

• 4 July 2019: Judgment on Reparations

• 28 September 2017: Judgment on Interpretation of Judgment (Application 001/2017)

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
10Application. 006/2013

Wilfred Onyango Nganyi & Others vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicants under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 18 March 2016: Judgment

• 4 July 2019: Judgment on Reparations

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
11Application. 009/2013

Mohamed Abubakari vs The United Republic of Tanzania

• Application 002/2017 for interpretation of Judgment of 3 June 2016.
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 3 June 2016 : Judgment on Merits

• 4 July 2019: Judgment on Reparations

• 28 September 2017: Judgment on Interpretation of Judgment (Application 002/2017)

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
12Application. 006/2015

Nguza Viking (Babu Seya) & Another vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicants under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 23 March 2018: Judgment on Merits

• 8 May 2020: Judgment on Reparations

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
Ongoing cases
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No

Case

Role of PALU

Status

1Application. 006/2012

African Commission on Human & Peoples’ Rights vs Republic of Kenya

(In the matter of the Ogiek Community of Mau Forest)
Counsel for the Applicant• 15 March 2013: Order for Provisional Measures

• 26 May 2017: Judgment on Merits

• 4 July 2019: Dismissed Consolidated Application to intervene by Wilson Barngetuny Koimet and 119 others and Peter Kibiegon Rono and 1300

• 11 November 2019: Dismissed Application for Review of Judgment which struck out intervener Application.

• Order for Provisional Measures yet to be complied with.

• Pending Reparations Judgment
2Application. 003/2015

Kennedy Owino Onyachi vs United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicants under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 28 September 2017: Judgment on Merits

• Pending Reparations Judgment
3Application. 004/2015

Andrew Ambrose Cheusi vs United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations
4Application. 005/2015

Thobias Mang’ara Mango & Shukurani Masegenya Mango vs United Republic of Tanzania

• Application No 002/2018 (Application for Review of Judgment of 11 May 2018)
Counsel for Applicants under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 11 May 2018: Judgment on Merits

• 4 July 2019: Dismissed Application for Review of Judgment (Application No 002/2018 )

• Pending Reparations Judgment
5Application. 010/2015

Amiri Ramadhani vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 11 May 2018: Judgment on Merits

• Pending Reparations Judgment
6Application. 011/2015

Christopher Jonas vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 28 September 2017: Judgment on Merits

• Pending Reparations Judgment
7Application No 006/2016

Mgosi Mwita Makungu vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 7 December 2018 on merits

• Pending Reparations Judgment

• Orders yet to be implemented by Respondent
8Application 001/2018

Request for Advisory Opinion on Decriminalising Petty Offences in Africa
Applicant• Pending delivery of Ruling on Advisory Opinion
9Application No. 003/2018

Ladislaus Chalula vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court)
• 17 May 2019: Order for Provisional Measures

• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations
10Application No. 014/2018

Cimexpan (Mauritius) Ltd, Ajaye Jogoo & Premewtee Seenauth vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court
• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations
11Application 13/2018

Emmanuel Yusuf @Noriega vs The United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for Applicant under the African Court Legal Aid Scheme
(Appointed by the Court
• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations
12Application No. 28 of 2018:

Bernard Anbataayela Mornah vs Republic of Benin & 7 Others
Amicus Curiae• Ongoing
13Application 055/2019

Charles Kajoloweka vs The Republic of Malawi
Counsel for the Applicant• 27 March 2020: Order for Provisional Measures

• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations
14Application 001/2020

Request for Advisory Opinion on the guarantees for the effective protection o fthe right to participate in government in Africa in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic
Applicant• Pending delivery of Ruling on Advisory Opinion
15Application No. 007/2020

Samwel Giatu Saitoti and Another vs United Republic of Tanzania
Counsel for the Applicants• Pending Judgment on Merits and Reparations

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