App. 016/2020_ Hossou et al. vs Benin

Glory Hossou et Landry Adelakoun vs Republic of Benin On May 7th, 2020, Mr. Hossou and Mr. Adelajoun, Applicants, filed before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights an application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Benin for alleged violations of the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) as well as […]

128- Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico vs USA)

128- Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico vs USA) Mexico filed an application instituting proceedings against the United States before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on January 9th, 2003 following alleged violation of articles 5 and 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of April 24th, 1963, in various legal proceedings which had […]

104- LaGrand Case (Germany vs USA)

104- LaGrand Case (Germany vs USA) Karl and Walter LaGrand, both German citizens, were arrested in the State of Arizona in 1982. They were judged and sentenced to the death penalty without having been informed of their right to communicate with and be assisted by their governments. As a result, consular officers did not intervene […]