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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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Report of the Promotion Mission of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa tot he Islamic Republic of Mauritania

1 April 2012 | Publisher: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Document type: Country Reports

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

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

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

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