Title African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights ("Banjul Charter")
Publisher Organization of African Unity (OAU)
Publication Date 27 June 1981
Topics Human rights and fundamental freedoms | Regional instruments | Right to self-determination
Citation / Document Symbol CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982)
Reference Entry into force: 21 October 1986.
Other Languages / Attachments Arabic | List of Countries which have Signed, Ratified/Acceded
Related Document Charte africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples
Cite as Organization of African Unity (OAU), African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights ("Banjul Charter"), 27 June 1981, CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3630.html [accessed 1 October 2014]
Comments Entry into force: 21 October 1986.
DisclaimerThis is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.