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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Established by the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights which came into force on 21 October 1986 after its adoption in Nairobi (Kenya) in 1981 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (OAU.), the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights is charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of Human and Peoples' Rights throughout the African Continent. The Commission has its headquarters in Banjul, the Gambia.  Website: www.achpr.org/
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SADR: Initial Report and Periodic Reports 1 to 6, 1988-2002

1 December 2002 | Publisher: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Country Reports

ACHPR /Res.62(XXXII)02: Resolution on the Adoption of the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa (2002)

23 October 2002 | Publisher: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

54: Resolution on Freedom of Expression

7 May 2001 | Publisher: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

John K. Modise v. Botswana

6 November 2000 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Denial of nationality - Deportation / Forcible return - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | Countries: Botswana

Association pour la défense des droits de l'Homme et des libertés v. Djibouti

11 May 2000 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Djibouti

Malawi African Association and Others v. Mauritania

11 May 2000 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Citizenship / Nationality law - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Expulsion - Proof of nationality | Countries: Mauritania

Amnesty International v. Zambia

5 May 1999 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Denial of nationality - Deportation / Forcible return - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Expulsion - Proof of nationality | Countries: Zambia

International Pen, Constitutional Rights Project, Interights on behalf of Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. and Civil Liberties Organisation v. Nigeria

24th Ordinary Session.

31 October 1998 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Nigeria

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 v. Angola

11 November 1997 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Angola - Gambia - Mali - Mauritania - Senegal

Organisation mondiale contre la torture, Association Internationale des juristes démocrates, Commission internationale des juristes, Union interafricaine des droits de l'Homme v. Rwanda

October 1996 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Burundi - Rwanda

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