Case Law

Organisation Mondiale Contre La Torture and Association Internationale des juristes Democrates, Commission Internationale des Juristes (C.I.J) and Union Interafricaine des Droits de l'Homme v. Rwanda, Communications Nos. 27/89, 46/91, 49/91 and 99/93

This is the case summary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights decision in the case of OMT v Rwanda, Communication Nos. 27/89, 46/91, 49/91 and 99/93.

Case Summary: Munoz Diaz v Spain

On 8 December 2009 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) held that Spain had violated Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) of the European Convention on Human Rights in conjunction with Article 1 of Protocol 1 to the Convention (right to peaceful enjoyment of possessions). The case of Muñoz Díaz v Spain (Application no. 49151/07) was lodged with the ECHR on 29 October 2007 following a series of appeals in the Spanish Courts over the applicant’s entitlement to a survivor’s pension under the General Social Security Act.