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African charter on human and peoples" rights

U. O. Umozurike

African charter on human and peoples" rights

by U. O. Umozurike

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • African Charter on Human and People"s Rights (1981),
    • Civil rights -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby U.O. Umozurike.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC572 .U46 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1459441M
      ISBN 109782353299
      LC Control Number93115634
      OCLC/WorldCa28046711

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        General Overview. The African Court on Human and Peoples' Right ("ACHPR") came into force on Janu and was established via Article I of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (the "Protocol"). The court's chief purpose is to enhance the protective mandate of African Charter on Author: Melissa Hyland. African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. Concluded at Nairobi on 27 June Authentic texts: Arabic, English and French. Registered by the Organization of African Unity on 28 December MULTILATERAL Charte africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples. ConFile Size: KB.

      (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) is the principle regional human rights treaty for the African continent. Adopted in , there is now a significant body of jurisprudence and interpretation by its African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the recently established African : Murray, Rachel (Rachel H.). Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, adopted on October 6, This document can additionally be found at the site for the Organization of African Unity.: Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights.


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