ICJ: Public Hearings to Begin in Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo

The ICJ will commence public hearings for the case of Ahmadou Sadio Diallo on November 27, 2006. The Court will address preliminary objections by the DRC. The Republic of Guinea alleges that the DRC committed violations of international law against Ahmadou Sadio Diallo, a Guinean national. Two ad hoc judges will join the Bench to hear this case pursuant to Article 31 of the ICJ Statute. The Republic of Guinea chose Mr. Ahmed Mahiou (Algeria) and the DRC chose Mr. Auguste Mampuya Kanunk’A-Tshiabo (DRC).

See the press release.