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“African Court’s Landmark Ruling Gives Hope to Rural People Across the Continent” – AllAfrica

19 June 2017 


By Liz Alden Wily

“The still new African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has issued a landmark judgement for marginalised communities across Africa. It ruled that the Kenyan government violated the rights of the Mau Ogiek people by evicting them from their ancestral land in the Mau Forest complex. Before taking their case to the African court, the Mau Ogiek had waged a long battle in a national court against routine evictions which the government has justified on the grounds of concerns about the environment…” – AllAfrica

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