Guarantee respect for human rights – article 1
Failure to investigate extra-judicial executions with due diligence violates the right to have
one’s cause heard and simultaneously violates article 1 of the Charter (the obligation to take
other measures to guarantee the rights in the Charter (Beneficiaries of late Norbert Zongo,
Abdoulaye Nikiema alias Ablasse, Ernest Zongo and Blaise Ilboudo & The Burkinabe human
and peoples’ rights movement v Burkina Faso, application 013/2011, judgment, 28 March
2014, para 199). (Alex Thomas v United Republic of Tanzania, application 005/2013,
judgment, 20 November 2015, para 137).