Communication No. 47/90
AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS
LAWYERS COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Citation: Lawyers Comm. for Human Rights v. Zaire, Comm. 47/90, 7th ACHPR AAR Annex IX (1993-1994)
Publications: IHRDA, Compilation of Decisions on Communications of the African Commission On Human and Peoples’ Rights Extracted from the Commission’s Activity Reports 1994-2001, at 358 (2002); Documents of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, at 350 (Malcolm D. Evans & Rachel Murray eds., 2001; (2000) AHRLR 71 (ACHPR 1994)
COMMUNICATION ON VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ZAIRE INCLUDING ARBITRARY ARRESTS, DETENTION AND TORTURE
 The Commission admits evidence of the existence of a series of serious or massive violations of human and peoples’ rights and decides under article 58(1) of the African Charter to call the attention of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government to the situation.