Movement burkinabé des droits de l'Homme et des peuples / Burkina Faso - 204/97


For these reasons, the Commission

Holds a violation of Articles 3, 4, 5, 6 7 (1)(d) and 12(1) of the African Charter.

Recommends that the Republic of Burkina Faso draws all the legal consequences of this decision, in particular, by:

• Identifying and taking to court those responsible for the human rights violations cited above

• Accelerating the judicial process of the cases pending before the courts;

• Compensating the victims of the human rights violations stated in the complaint.

Tripoli, Libya, 23rd April to 7th May 2001.