Obert Chinhamo / Zimbabwe - 307/05



90. Lastly, Article 56.7 provides that the communication must not deal with cases which have been settled by the states, in accordance with the principles of the United Nations, or the Charter of the OAU or the African Charter. In the present case, this case has not been settled by any of these international bodies and as a result of this, the requirement of Article 56.7 has been fulfilled by the Complainant. The African Commission finds that the Complainant in this communication, that is,Communication 307/05 Obert Chinhamo/Republic of Zimbabwe, has not fulfilled the requirement under Article 56.5 of the African Charter, and therefore declares the communication inadmissible.

Done in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, at its 42nd Ordinary Session held from 14-28 November, 2007.