Odjouoriby Cossi Paul / Benin - 199/97



For these reasons the African Commission,

Finds the Republic of Benin in violation of Article 7.1.d of the African Charter;

Requests the Republic of Benin to take appropriate measures to ensure that the Complainant’s appeal is determined by the Court of Appeal as quickly as possible; and

Urges the Republic of Benin to take the necessary steps to pay appropriate compensation for damages suffered by Mr Odjouoriby Cossi Paul due to the unduly prolonged proceedings in the processing of his case.