App. 014/2019_ Geremy Baguian vs Burkina Faso

Geremy Baguian vs Republic of Burkina Faso On May 28th, 2019, Mr. Geremy Baguian (the Applicant) filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Burkina Faso (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ […]

App. 013/2019_ Ulrich Dibgolongo vs Burkina Faso

Ulrich Sergio Dibgolongo vs Republic of Burkina Faso On April 23rd, 2019, Mr. Ulrich Sergio Dibgolongo (the Applicant), filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Burkina Faso (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human […]

App. 004/2019_ Ibrahima Podiogou vs Mali

Ibrahima Podiogou vs Republic of Mali On January 14th, 2019, Mister Ibrahima Podiogou and others (together the Applicants) filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Mali (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human and […]

App. 002/2019_ Yacouba Traore vs Mali

Yacoube Traore vs Republic of Mali On January 14th, 2019, Mr. Yacouba Traore (the Applicant) filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Mali (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the […]

App. 016/2018_ Hussein Fundumu vs Tanzania

Hussein Ally Fundumu vs United Republic of Tanzania On May 10th, 2018, Mr. Hussein Ally Fundumu (the Applicant) filed an application instituting proceedings against the United Republic of Tanzania (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human […]

App. 008/2018_ Fousseyni Diarra et al. vs Mali

Fousseyni Diarra et al. vs Republic of Mali On February 20th, 2018, Misters Fousseyni Diarra and some of his colleagues (together the Applicants) have filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Mali (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violatons of […]

App. 021/2017_ John Marwa vs Tanzania

John Martin Marwa vs United Republic of Tanzania On July 4th, 2017, Mr. John Martin Marwa (the Applicant), filed an application instituting proceedings against the United Republic of Tanzania (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human […]

App. 017/2017_ Abdallah Mabomba et al. vs Tanzania

Abdallah Mabomba et al. vs United Republic of Tanzania On June 13th, 2017, Misters Abdallad Mabomba, Nyigini Alex, Hussein Nyawaya and Daniel Ngulu, (together the Applicants), filed an application instituting proceeding against the United Republic of Tanzania (the defendant State) before the African Court of Human and Peoples’Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged […]

App. 032/2020_ Eric Noudehouenou vs Benin

Houngue Eric Noudehouenou vs Republic of Benin On October 15th, Mr. Houngue Eric Noudehouenou (the Applicant), filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Benin (the defendant State) before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Court or the ACHPR) for alleged violations of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights […]

App. 013/2020_Komi Koutche vs Benin

Komi Koutche vs Republic of Benin On March 25th, 2020, Mr. Komi Koutche, the applicant, filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Benin before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations on the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) in its […]

App. 004/2020_Eric Noudehouenou vs Benin

Houngue Eric Noudehouenou vs Republic of Benin On January 21st, 2020, Mr. Houngue Eric Noudehouenou (the Applicant), filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Benin (the defendant State) before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Court or the ACHPR) for alleged violations of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ […]

App. 003/2017_ Confédération Syndicale des Travailleurs du Mali vs Mali

Confédération Syndicale des Travailleurs du Mali vs Republic of Mali On April 06th, 2017, the Confederation Syndicale des Travailleurs du Mali (the CSTM or the Applicant) filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Mali before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Court or the ACHPR) for alleged violations of the […]

App. 033/2018_ Ali Ben Youcef vs Tunisia

Ali Ben Hassen Ben Youcef vs Republic of Tunisia On October 12th, 2018, M. Ali Ben Youcef, the applicant, filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Tunisia before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations for the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights […]

App. 006/2019_ Moussa Kante et al. vs Mali

Moussa Kante et al. vs Republic of Mali On February 21st, 2019, Mr. Moussa Kante and others, together the applicants, filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Mali before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Court or the ACHPR) for alleged violations of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ […]

App. 020/2019_ Komi Koutche vs Benin

Komi Koutche vs Republic of Benin On April 23rd, 2019, Mr. Komi Koutche, the applicant, filed an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Benin before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the ACHPR or the Court) for alleged violations on the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) in its […]

178- Application Convention against Genocide (The Gambia vs Myanmar)

178- Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia vs Myanmar) On November 11th, 2019, the Republic of The Gambia filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Republic of Myanmar for alleged violations of the Convention on the Prevention and […]

119-Aerial Incident of August 10th, 1999 (Pakistan vs India)

119-Aerial Incident of August 10th, 1999 (Pakistan vs India) Pakistan filed an Application instituting proceedings against India before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) following the destruction of a Pakistani plane in the aerial incident of August 10th, 1999. India submitted preliminary objections relating to the jurisdiction of the Court.  In its judgment of June […]

114-Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia vs United States)

114-Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia vs United States) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including the United States, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application […]

113-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs United Kingdom)

113-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs United Kingdom) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including the United Kingdom, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In […]

112-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Spain)

112-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Spain) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Spain, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

111-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Portugal)

111-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Portugal) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Portugal, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

110-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Netherlands)

110-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Netherlands) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including the Netherlands, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application […]

109-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Italy)

109-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Italy) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Italy, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

108-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Germany)

108-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Germany) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Germany, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

107-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs France)

107-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs France) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including France, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

106-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Canada)

106-Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Canada) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Canada, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application instituting […]

105- Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Belgium)

105- Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro vs Belgium) On April 29th, 1999, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia filed Applications instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against several States, including Belgium, claiming that the latter had violated its international obligation not to use force against another State. In its application […]

096- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (Spain vs Canada)

096- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (Spain vs Canada) The Kingdom of Spain filed on March 28th, 1995 an application instituting proceedings against Canada before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging the breach of various measures of international law relating to fishing on the “high seas”. Indeed, under a national law, Canada prohibited any boat from […]

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey)

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey) On August 10th, 1976, Greece filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against Turkey in a dispute concerning the continental shelf of the Aegean Sea. It claimed that the Greek islands in the region were entitled to a portion of the […]

059- Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand vs France)

059- Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand vs France) On May 9th, 1973, New Zealand filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against France concerning the nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere which that State proposed to carry out in the South Pacific region. France communicated to the Court its decision […]

058- Nuclear Tests (Australia vs France)

058- Nuclear Tests (Australia vs France) On May 9th, 1973, Australia filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against France concerning the nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere which that State proposed to carry out in the South Pacific region. France communicated to the Court its decision not to participate […]

056- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (Germany vs Iceland)

056- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (Germany vs Iceland) On June 5th, 1972, respectively, the Federal Republic of Germany filed an application instituting proceedings against Iceland before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning a dispute over the proposed extension by Iceland, as from September 1st, 1972, of the limits of its exclusive fisheries jurisdiction from a […]

055- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (UK vs Iceland)

055- Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (UK vs Iceland) On April 14th, 1972, respectively, the United Kingdom filed an application instituting proceedings against Iceland before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning a dispute over the proposed extension by Iceland, as from September 1st, 1972, of the limits of its exclusive fisheries jurisdiction from a distance of […]

054- Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council (India Pakistan)

054- Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council (India Pakistan) In February 1971, following an incident relating to the diversion of an Indian aircraft to Pakistan, India suspended overflights of its territory by Pakistani civilian aircraft. Pakistan referred the matter to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization, considering that this was […]

047- South West Africa Cases (Liberia vs South Africa)

047- South West Africa Cases (Liberia vs South Africa) On November 4th, 1960, Ethiopia and Liberia, acting as former member states of the League of Nations (the League), each filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against South Africa in a case concerning the maintenance of the League’s mandate for […]

046- South West Africa Cases (Ethiopia vs South Africa)

046- South West Africa Cases (Ethiopia vs South Africa) On November 4th, 1960, Ethiopia and Liberia, acting as former member states of the League of Nations (the League), each filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against South Africa in a case concerning the maintenance of the League’s mandate for […]

044- Aerial Incident of 07-11-1954 (USA vs USSR)

044- Aerial Incident of 07-11-1954 (USA vs USSR) On June 8th, 1959, the United States filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in connection with the aerial incident of November 7th, 1954. In this case, a US B-29 aircraft had been destroyed […]

034- Interhandel (Switzerland vs USA)

034- Interhandel (Switzerland vs USA) On October 2nd, 1957, Switzerland filed an application instituting proceedings against the United States before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). It contended that the US had vested the assets of General Aniline and Film Corporation (registered in the United States), which was owned by Interhandel, a company registered in […]

019- Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943 (Italy vs France, UK and USA)

019- Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943 (Italy vs France, UK and USA) On May 19th, 1953, Italy filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against France, the United Kingdom and the United States in respect of a dispute concerning monetary gold seized in Rome in 1943 by Germany. […]