Archive | April, 2018

Statement of IHRDA on the September 28 case in Guinea, at the 62nd Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

Nouakchott, Mauritania – 26 April 2018 Your Excellency the Honorable Chairperson of ACHPR Honorable Commissioners, Ladies and Gentlemen, On 28 September 2009, the leaders of the “Forces Vives” summoned their militants to the Stadium in order to express their disapproval of Mr.Moussa Dadis Camara’s candidacy for the January 2010 Presidential Election. That bloody Monday and […]

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Statement by IHRDA on the status of implementation of the agreement between Malawi and IHRDA in the Malawi Children’s Case – 31st Ordinary Session of the ACERWC

Bamako, Mali – 25 April 2018 In 2014, IHRDA had filed a case against Malawi before the ACERWC, challenging the definition of child in Malawi’s Constitution. At that time, Section 23(6) of the Constitution of Malawi defined a child as a person under the age of sixteen (16), in contravention of article 2 of the […]

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Statement by IHRDA on the increasing rate of child trafficking in Cameroon and many other African countries at the 31st Ordinary Session of the ACERWC, Bamako, Mali 

24 April 2018 Madam Chairperson, Members of the Committee, Distinguished Participants; We wish to bring to the attention of the Committee our concern on the issue of child trafficking notably in Cameroon and in many African countries. Child Kidnapping and Trafficking has increased in Central African states especially Cameroon over the past few years.  Many […]

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Call for Applications: Lusophone Legal Officer

3 April 2018 IHRDA invites qualified persons to apply for the post of a Portuguese-speaking Legal Officer to strengthen its legal work in Africa. IHRDA is looking for a highly motivated individual who demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject matter, while taking pride in work and in achievements, both at personal and organizational […]

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