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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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Interights and Organisation mondiale contre la torture v. Nigeria

June 2004 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Nigeria

Mouvement des Réfugiés Mauritaniens au Sénégal c. Sénégal

Communication made during the 33rd Ordinary Session held in Niamey, Niger, from 15 to 29 May 2003.

29 May 2003 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Exhaustion of domestic remedies - Freedom of assembly and association | Countries: Mauritania - Senegal

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Jean Simbarakiye) v. Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 2003 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Burundi - Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Togo

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