A veteran of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Judge Modibo Tounty Guindo, has died. He was among the group of judges that first set up the African Court when it began operations in 2006, and he served as that court’s first Vice President. At the time of his death he was a member of the constitutional court in his home country of Mali.
Justice Modibo Tounty Guindo, one of the African Court’s first senior judges, has died. He was 66.
The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights announced the death of Justice Guindo of Mali earlier this week, saying that he had died on Thursday, 4 June, following a short illness.