For the above reasons, the Commission
Holds a violation of Articles 2, 3(1) and 13 of the African Charter
Strongly urges the Republic of Zambia to take the necessary steps to bring its laws and Constitution into conformity with the African Charter
Requests the Republic of Zambia to report back to the Commission when it submits its next country report in terms of Article 62 on measures taken to comply with this recommendation
Tripoli, Libya, 23rd April to 7th May 2001.