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Aproximadamente 20.000 ocupantes del asentamiento informal Joe Slovo de Ciudad del Cabo apelaron a la Corte Constitucional para que dejara sin efecto una orden de desalojo dictada por el Tribunal Superior (High Court). El desalojo había sido solicitado por los Ministerios de Vivienda Nacionales y Provinciales, y por una empresa constructora de viviendas contratada para implementar el desarrollo de viviendas para familias de bajos ingresos en el lugar donde se encontraba emplazado el asentamiento informal.

Approximately 20,000 occupiers of the Joe Slovo informal settlement in Cape Town appealed to the Constitutional Court to set aside an order for their eviction granted by the High Court. The eviction had been sought by the National and Provincial Ministers of Housing and a housing company contracted to implement a development of formal housing for low-income families at the site of the informal settlement. While the housing company tendered that they would provide temporary accommodation for the occupiers in Delft, 15 kilometres away, no permanent housing was guaranteed.

Desde febrero de 2003, tras el inicio de un conflicto armado en la región de Darfur del Sudán, miembros de la milicia llamada Janjaweed se dieron a la tarea de desalojar por la fuerza, matar y violar a miles de indígenas negros de la región. Los peticionantes adujeron que tales actos constituían la omisión del gobierno de Sudán de respetar y proteger los derechos del pueblo de Darfur y, en particular, violaban los artículos 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12 (1), 14, 16, 18 (1) y 22 de la Carta Africana de Derechos Humanos y de los Pueblos.

Since February 2003, following the emergence of an armed conflict in the Darfur region of the Sudan, militiamen known as Janjaweed have engaged in forcibly evicting, killing, and raping thousands of Black indigenous people in that region.  The complainants alleged these acts were a failure of the government of Sudan to respect and protect the rights of the people of Darfur and in particular violated articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12 (1), 14, 16, 18 (1) and 22 of the African Charter on Human and People's Rights.  In affirming admissibility of the complaint, the Commission quoted its decisi

Sandra Lovelace, una mujer indígena de la tribu maliseet, vivió con sus padres en la reserva Tobique hasta que se casó con un hombre que no era indígena. El matrimonio se separó y la Sra. Lovelace volvió a la reserva para vivir con sus padres, pero no pudo comprarse una vivienda en la reserva porque el consejo daba prioridad a los miembros del grupo.

Sandra Lovelace, a Maliseet Indian, lived on the Tobique Reservation with her parents until she married a non-Indian man. The marriage ended, and Ms. Lovelace returned to the reservation to live with her parents, however, she could not purchase a home on the reserve because the council prioritized housing for members of the group.

Los demandantes, pensionados del Estado latvio, cuestionaron la constitucionalidad de la Ley de Pago de Pensiones y Asignaciones Estatales en el período 2009 a 2012 (en adelante, "Ley de Pensiones"), que se había aprobado con la intención de reducir el déficit estatal. En 2009, la economía en general estaba debilitándose rápidamente y el Parlamento latvio argumentó que debía responder a la brevedad a la crisis económica del país.

Petitioners, pensioners of the Latvian State, challenged the constitutionality of the Law on State Pension and State Allowance Disbursement in the period from 2009 to 2012 (hereinafter the "Disbursement Law"), which had been passed in an effort to reduce the State's budget deficit.  The overall economy was rapidly declining in 2009, and the Latvian Parliament argued that it had to act quickly to respond to the country's economic crisis.  The law decreased the amount received by current pensioners by 10% and decreased the pensions of future pensioners (individuals currently employed) by 70%.

Cinco residentes de Phiri, en Soweto, demandaron a la ciudad de Johannesburgo, Johannesburg Water (una empresa de propiedad de la ciudad) y al Ministerio Nacional de Agua y Silvicultura.

Five residents of Phiri in Soweto brought a case against the City of Johannesburg, Johannesburg Water (a company wholly owned by the City) and the national Minister for Water Affairs and Forestry. There were two key questions at issue.