Tag Archives | African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

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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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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Joint IHRDA, ZLHR, INTERIGHTS Statement on Undue Delay in the Consideration of Communications

45th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights – 13th- 27th May 2009, Banjul, The Gambia Joint Statement by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), the International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (INTERIGHTS) and IHRDA on Undue Delay in the Consideration of Communications by the African Commission Zimbabwe […]

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Decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on Communications 2002-2007

This volume collects the decisions extracted from the ACmHPR’s annual activity reports: namely the 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th and 21st. It contains 38 separate decisions, which, taken together, form an important record of the development of the procedures of the African Commission and contain key interpretations of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ […]

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Forum on the Participation of NGOs at the 44th Ordinary ACmHPR Session: Resolution on the Situation of Children’s Rights in Africa

FORUM ON THE PARTICIPATION OF NGOS AT THE 44TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMISSION FOR HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS AND THE 18TH HUMAN RIGHTS BOOK FAIR 7-9 NOVEMBER 2008 IN ABUJA- NIGERIA Thematic Resolution RESOLUTION ON THE SITUATION OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN AFRICA Considering the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the […]

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293/04 Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and IHRDA / Zimbabwe

Brief Facts Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the Institute for Human Right and Development in Africa (IHRDA) filed communication 293/04 before African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACmHPR) against Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean Electoral Act (Modification) No. 3 Notice of 2000 Statutory Instrument 318/2000 (Annexure 1) – Rule 31 of the Electoral (Applications, […]

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