This book retraces the evolution of the African Commission protection of human rights defenders as evident in its case law, statement, urgent appeals and resolution. This is the first volume to analyse all the interventions of the commission on violations committed against all types of human rights defenders including lawyers, journalist,opposition politicians, pro-democracy activist, relatives of victims and other human rights activist.
A Human Rights Defenders’ Guide to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
© 2012 Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) /International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)
ISBN 978-9983-9907-6-8 Print edition (IHRDA)