Arusha, 2 March, 2016: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) tomorrow (3 March) will hear an application 001/2014 of Action Pour la Protection des Droits Inhume (APDH) v Côte d’Ivoire at its seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.
APDH, among others, alleges violation by the Côte d’Ivoire government of Articles 3 and 17 of the Charter.
The public hearing will be held at the Kibo Hall at the AfCHPR premises at the Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) building, Burka area, along Dodoma Road.
The hearing will begin at 10:00 am prompt and the public is invited.
The hearing is part of the 40th Ordinary Session of the Judges which began on Monday (29 February, 2016) .The Judges will also examine over 50 applications and four requests for Advisory Opinion.
The hearing will be live-streamed via the link http://original.livestream.com/afchpr
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
1. The Court is composed 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 meet in Extra-Ordinary Session.
3. Up to 31 January, 2016, the Court had received 74 applications of which 25 have been finalized. Four applications have been transferred to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
Further information can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org.