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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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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights v The Republic of Kenya

15 March 2013 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Topic(s): Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Minority rights - Regional instruments | Countries: Kenya

Curtis Francis Doebbler v. Sudan

11 May 2012 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Topic(s): Cessation clauses | Countries: Ethiopia - Sudan

Centre for Minority Rights Development (Kenya) and Minority Rights Group International on behalf of Endorois Welfare Council v. Kenya

4 February 2010 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Topic(s): Endorois - Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Indigenous persons - Right to development - Right to health | Countries: Kenya

Sudan Human Rights Organisation & Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. Sudan

May 2009 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Countries: Sudan

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Esmaila Connateh & 13 others) v. Angola

May 2008 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Countries: Angola - Gambia

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Sierra Leonean refugees in Guinea) v. Guinea

December 2004 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Countries: Guinea - Sierra Leone

Interights and Organisation mondiale contre la torture v. Nigeria

June 2004 | Judicial Body: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | 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 | 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 | Countries: Burundi - Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Togo

John K. Modise v. Botswana

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

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