Statement of IHRDA at the 63rd Ordinary Session of the ACHPR, October 2018: Addressing the interference of AU policy organs in the independence and mandate of the ACHPR

Banjul, 26 October 2018: Madam Chairperson and Honourable Commissioners of the African Commission for Human and Peoples’ Rights, Distinguished African State Representatives, The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa wishes to commend the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights for the great work it has done in the promotion and protection of […]

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Strategic Litigation on Transitional Justice in Africa: IHRDA organizes training & case-identification workshop with lawyers, CSOs in Anglophone Africa

Banjul, 26 September 2018 IHRDA, in collaboration with the Network of Public Interest Lawyers, School of Law, Makerere University, Uganda, is organizing a training and case-identification workshop from 26-28 September 2018 in Kampala, Uganda on litigating matters related to transitional justice in Africa. The workshop brings together thirty lawyers and civil society activists from selected […]

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IHRDA, FGI obtain ground-breaking decision in child rape case against Cameroon

Banjul, 7 September 2018: The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) has issued a ground-breaking decision in favour of the plaintiffs in “Communication 006/Com/002/2015: Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa and Finders’ Group Initiative (on behalf of TFA, minor) v. Republic of Cameroon”. In the decision […]

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Human rights strategic litigation: IHRDA, ANDDH organize training, case-identification workshop for Niger lawyers, CSOs

Banjul, 16 August 2018 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), in collaboration with Association Nigérienne de Défense des Droits de L’Homme (ANDDH), is organizing a human rights strategic litigation training and case-identification workshop from 15-17 August 2018 with thirty lawyers and activists in Niger. The workshop seeks to equip local human […]

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International Human Rights Law in Judicial Practice: IHRDA / ANDDH Organize Refresher Course for Niger Magistrates

Banjul, 13 August 2018 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), in collaboration with Association Nigérienne de Défense des Droits de L’Homme (ANDDH), is organizing a refresher course from 13-14 August 2018 for twenty-five Magistrates in Niger, with focus on the application of international human rights law in judicial practice. The course […]

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CHR, IHRDA, LHRC sue Tanzania before African Court for failing to protect persons with albinism

27 July 2018: The Centre for Human Rights – University of Pretoria (CHR), the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), and the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) have sued the United Republic of Tanzania before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights for its failure to ensure adequate protection of […]

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Strategic Litigation on Transitional Justice in Africa: IHRDA organizes training & case-identification workshop with lawyers, CSOs in Francophone Africa

Banjul, 3 July 2018 The “Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa” (IHRDA), in collaboration with “Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme” (RADDHO), is organizing a training and case-identification workshop from 3-5 July 2018 in Dakar, Senegal on litigating matters related to transitional justice in Africa. The workshop brings together thirty […]

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African Court recruiting English Language Reviser

28 June 2018 The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights seeks to recruit an English Language Reviser, to provide the Court with specialized services in revision and translation of Court documents from French into English languages. Among other criteria, candidates must have: A minimum of an Advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in languages, letters, […]

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