Article 2: Right to Freedom from Discrimination
Every individual shall be entitled to the enjoyment of the rights and freedoms recognised and guaranteed in the present Charter without distinction of any kind such as race, ethnic group, colour, sex, language, religion, political or any other opinion, national and social origin, fortune, birth or any status.
Most cited cases in the context of Article 2
Outcome: Decided on merits | Citations: 19
Contextual citations: 2 out of 17
Outcome: Provisional measures, Decided on merits | Citations: 8
Contextual citations: 1 out of 4
159/96 Union interafricaine des droits de l'Homme, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'Homme,RADDHO, Organisation nationale des droits de l'Homme au Sénégal and Association malienne des droits de l'Homme / AngolaCountry: Angola | Articles: 2, 5, 7, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 56, 57
Outcome: Decided on merits | Citations: 8
Contextual citations: 1 out of 7
Outcome: Decided on merits | Citations: 6
Contextual citations: 2 out of 4
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- African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
- African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
- ECOWAS Community Court of Justice
- SADC Tribunal
- The East African Court of Justice
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