Media Rights Agenda / Nigeria - 224/98


For these reasons, the Commission

Holds a violation of Articles 3(2), 5, 6, 7 (1) (a), (b), (c), (d), 9 and 26 of the African Charter and Principle 5 of the United Nations Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary .

Urges the Republic of Nigeria to bring its laws in conformity with the provisions of the Charter.

Cotonou, Benin, 23rd October to 6th November 2000.