Tag Archives | ACmHPR

242/01 Interights, IHRDA and Association Mauritanienne des Droits de l’Homme / Mauritania

Brief Facts Interights, the Institute Human Rights and Development in Africa and Association Mauritanienne des Droits de l’Homme filed communication 242/01 against Mauritania in April 2002. The Decree No. 2000/116.PM/MIPT of the Mauritanian Parliament lead to the dissolution of Union de forces démocratiques/Ere nouvelle (UFD/EN) the main opposition party. The State alleged that the opposition […]

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Communication 301/05: Haregewoin Gabre-Salassie and IHRDA (on behalf of Dergue Officials) v Ethiopia

Facts A communication was filed in 2005 before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACmHPR) against the Republic of Ethiopia by Haregewoin Gabre-Salassie. IHRDA became a co-author to the communication in 2006. The Dergue Officials are former members of the Mengistu regime otherwise known as the Dergue regime. In 1991 the Ethiopian Peoples’ […]

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Funding: Call for applications to the Legal Defence Fund – Mar 2011

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), with the financial support of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, is operating a fund for individuals/groups litigating cases before the African Commission for Human and Peoples’ Rights. The fund covers travel, accommodation and other related expenses. Applicants to this fund must fulfill the […]

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Violence against children in schools

47TH Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 12th-26th May, 2010, Banjul, The Gambia Statement by the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), Plan International and Save The Children Sweden on the state of violence against children in schools. The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa […]

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Strengthening cooperation with the ACERWC

46th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, November 11th-25th 2009, Banjul, The Gambia Statement by Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa, Plan International, Save the Children Sweden, partners on strengthening cooperation between the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the African Committee of Experts on the […]

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The Rights of the Girl Child

Statement by Plan International and IHRDA in response to the report presented by the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa (Agenda Item 8): The rights of the Girl Child. 46th Ordinary Session – 11th- 25th November 2009, Banjul, The Gambia Plan International and IHRDA welcome the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women […]

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Death in Custody in the Republic of Congo

47th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 12-27 May, Banjul, The Gambia  Death in Custody in the Republic of Congo Joint Statement of IHRDA and OCDH on violations of the Right to Life, Physical Integrity and Security of a Person The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and […]

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294/04 Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and IHRDA (on behalf of Andrew Barclay Meldrum) / Zimbabwe

Brief Facts Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) (Complainant) filed communication 294/04 before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on behalf of Mr. Andrew Barclay Meldrum against Zimbabwe(Respondent) .Complainant alleges that Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Zimbabwe) and Immigration […]

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