Archive | November, 2017

IHRDA decries sale of humans as slaves in Libya

Banjul, 21 November 2017 Following recent media reports on the sale of humans as slaves in Libya, IHRDA expresses dismay at the practice. This practice is in contravention of Article 5 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which stipulates that, “Every individual shall have the right to the respect of the dignity […]

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Interview on IHRDA’s commitment to defending artistic rights

9 Nov 2017 In August 2017, Arterial Network began the first regional “Artwatch Africa Response” training workshops for East African and West African lawyers, in collaboration with IHRDA. Legal Officer at IHRDA, Oludayo Fagbemi, led the workshops that aimed to improve the legal and judicial protection of, and support for, artists across Africa. This initiative […]

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