Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Sédar Tumba Mboyo) / DRC


African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – illegal arrest, illegal detention and torture of a NGO worker.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment; Right to Personal Liberty and Protection from Arbitrary Arrest; Right to Fair Trial; Right to Receive Information and Free Expression; Right to Freedom of Association; Right to Freedom of Assembly; Right to Participate in Government; Protection of the Family and Vulnerable Groups; Duty to Guarantee Independence of Courts. Withdraw of the communication.