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The Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) and La Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l’Homme (Senegal) v Government of Senegal

Country: Senegal
Year: 2012
Court: The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
Citation: Decision N° 003/Com/001/2012
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Diet and nutrition, Poverty, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to education, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The Centre for Human Rights and the La Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l’Homme submitted a communication to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child in relation to the condition of some schools in Senegal. More than 100,000 children were forced to beg on the streets …Read more

Tags: Assault, Child development, Children, Malnutrition, Poor, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Sexual violence, Starvation, Underprivileged
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Suleymane Guengueng, et al. v. Senegal

Country: Senegal
Year: 2006
Court: Committee Against Torture
Citation: CAT Communication No. 181/2001; CAT/C/36/D/181/2001
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The complainants were six Chadian nationals living in Chad who alleged they had been tortured by the agents of the state answerable directly to the then President of Chad, Hissène Habré. They lodged a complaint in January 2000 against Habré in Senegal, where he had taken refuge. The complaint was dismissed on the grounds of …Read more

Tags: Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Humiliating treatment, Inhuman treatment, Torture
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