Mohamed L. Diakité / Gabon - 73/92_7AR


Final Decision

1. The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, established under Article 30 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights;

2. Meeting at its Fifteenth ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia, from 18 to 27 April 1994;

3. Recalling the provisions of Article 57 of the Charter and those of Rules 110 and 115 of the Rules of Procedure which stipulate that prior to any substantive consideration, all communications must be brought to the attention of the State concerned;

4. Notes that the said communication was brought to the knowledge of the state of Gabon on 11 November 1992 and 12 April 1993;

Decides to enquire from the author of the complaint, pursuant to the decision of the Thirteenth Session, whether he intends to take up this matter with the Gabonese judicial authorities and requests him to submit a response within 4 months of the receipt of this decision;

Directs that substantive consideration of the matter be undertaken during the Sixteenth Session. (Article 57 of the Charter; Articles 110, 115 and 117 of the Rules of Procedure).