Alhassan Abubakar / Ghana


African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) – illegal arrest and detention of Ghanaian citizen for allegedly cooperating with political dissidents.

Exemption for rule on exhaustion of local remedies: in instances where it is “neither particle nor desirable” to require complainants to exhaust these.

Whether the respondent is in violation of the following guaranteed rights under ACHPR: Right to Personal Liberty and Protection from Arbitrary Arrest; Right to Fair Trial; Right to Freedom of Movement.