For these reasons, the African Commission:
Holds that the Republic of Zimbabwe is in violation of Articles 1 and 7 (1) of the African Charter;
Calls on the Republic of Zimbabwe to establish a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the causes of the violence which took place from February – June 2000 and bring those responsible for the violence to justice, and identify victims of the violence in order to provide them with just and adequate compensation.
Request the Republic of Zimbabwe to report to the African Commission on the implementation of this recommendation during the presentation of its next periodic report.
Adopted at its 39th Ordinary Session held from 11th – 15th May 2006 in Banjul, The Gambia.