El Hadj Boubacar Diawara / Benin - 18/88



2. Notices of hearing was sent to the parties, but only the representative of the Government of Benin appeared. The Commission decided that since the Complainant has referred his complaint to the courts in Benin, where it is now pending, the Commission declared the communication inadmissible for want of exhaustion of local remedies, under Article 56.5 of the Charter and Article 103(1)(f) of the Rules of Procedure .