Human rights decisions of the East African Court of Justice

This summary of 18 decisions by the East African Court of Justice between May 2013 and February 20 is published by the Open Society Justice Initiative. The decisions relate to the court’s jurisdiction over the rule of law or otherwise impact on human rights.

Included in the case list are:

  • Democratic Party v. Secretary General of the EAC & 4 Others
  • African Network for Animal Welfare v. Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania
  • Mbugua Mureithi Wa Nyambura v. Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda & Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya
  • Forum pour Renforcement de la Societe Civile & 6 Others v. Burundian Journalists’ Union & Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi
  • UHAI EASHRI & Health Development Initiative Rwanda v. Human Rights Awareness & Promotion Forum & the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda
  • Uganda Association of South Sudan Limited & 3 Others v. Attorney General of Uganda & 5 Others
  • Hon. Sitenda Sebalu v. Secretary General of the East African Community

Download the full case digest from the Open Society Justice Initiative here.