Celebrating 30 years of the African Charter in publications

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 human rights in Africa.

Among these are

  • Evolution of the African Commission’s Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Africa – October 2011 (Joint publication with the International Service for Human Rights – ISHR)
  • Making Complaints to the African Human Rights System. A practical guide to litigating before the instances of the African Human Rights System, aimed at helping complainants navigate the procedural rules and ensure a most effective litigation. Also offers jurisprudential analysis. Due October 2011
  • Getting it Right: Admissibility before the African Commission. This is part of a new series of information pamphlets aimed at giving quick but helpful pointers to the thinking of the African Commission on key questions of law – Due August 2011.
  • Mauritanie: l’identité, la justice et les déportations de 1989. This book aims to chronicle for posterity, the tragic phase (1986-1992) in Mauritanian history, its causes and context, the efforts at seeking justice thereafter using international law, and the struggle for implementation of the decision of African Commission.

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