By Giliane Cherubin-Doumbia. Respect for human rights remains at the heart of the search for peace and justice on the African continent. Of much relevance to this search is the concept of human security, which demands, amongst other things, the safeguarding of peoples’ vital freedoms. This “shadow review” of human rights observance in a selection […]
IHRDA through its theme “inform”,also publishes books, cases on the African Human Right Case Law Analyser and Statements that are read during the Ordinary Sessions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights. Access to information is one of the most important element in the promotion and protection of human rights. Hence we are playing our role to inform.
IHRDA teamed up with WITNESS to produce this video documentary on VHS & DVD. It presents the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights through the eyes of those who need it most, victims of human rights violations. Through their witness, they show the great need for an effective human rights court in Africa. Having […]
This compilation is the first collection of African human rights jurisprudence of a continental human rights enforcement body in print. The publishing of these decisions in a single volume is pivotal as the decisions contain key interpretations of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. This collection contains decisions published between 1994-2001 in the […]