Category Archives: Publications
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 [...]Read More...
During the 52nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission (9-22 October 2012) IHRDA will also launch the third phase of the Case Law Analyser (CLA): in addition to the existing African human rights mechanisms, the CLA will now include decisions [...]
Legal aid in The Gambia: An introduction to law and practice
Access to justice is a fundamental human right. Legal aid is all about providing legal assistance to indigent people to protect their fundamental rights and obtain a fair hearing.
IHRDA is [...]
In its first ever decision, 002/Com/002/09 IHRDA and OSJI (on behalf of children of Nubian descent in Kenya) v Kenya, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and
Welfare of the Child has found Kenya to have violated the rights [...]
For the first time, an Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will be covered on the Internet social media. During the 50th Ordinary Session, which coincides with the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the [...]Read More...
African Human Rights Case law Analyser receives its 10,000 visitor
IHRDA celebrates today an important landmark. More than 10,000 people have visited the African Human Rights Case law Analyser since its launch on November 8 2010. The Case law Analyser offers [...]
IHRDA is a pan-african non-governmental organisation that works to promote awareness of human rights in Africa and improve the effectiveness. We envision a continent where all have access to justice, using national, African and international human rights law and mechanisms. [...]Read More...
The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) are engaged in a joint project to produce a publication providing information on how the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights [...]Read More...
As we celebrate the 30 years of the existence of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and reflect on the state of the African Human Rights System, IHRDA is planning a series of publication on various aspects of [...]Read More...
We publish information on the African Human Rights System.
Making Complaints to the African Human Rights System,
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