Interights et al. (on behalf of Mariette Sonjaleen Bosch) / Botswana - 240/01



For the above reasons, the African Commission,

Finds that the Republic of Botswana is not in violation of Articles 1, 4, 5 and 7(1) of the African Charter; 13

Strongly urges the Republic of Botswana to take all measures to comply with the Resolution Urging States to Envisage a Moratorium on the Death Penalty; Requests the Republic of Botswana to report back to the African Commission when it submits its report in terms of Article 62 of the African Charter on measures taken to comply with this recommendation.

Done at the 34th Ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia from 6th to 20th November 2003.