African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights is the judicial arm of the African Union and one of the three regional human rights courts together with the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human rights. It was established to protect the human and peoples’ rights in Africa principally through delivery of judgments. The Court has its permanent seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.

Physical address
Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Conservation Centre Dodoma Road

676 documents

Title Jurisdiction Date
Resolution on Internet Shutdowns and Elections in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 8 March 2024
Resolution on the Development of Guidelines on the Protection of the Rights of Workers in the Informal Economy Sector in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 8 March 2024
Resolution on the Need for a Study on the Extent of Implementation of the ACHPR Soft Laws on Access to Information in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 8 March 2024
Resolution on the need to take measures to reduce forced internal displacement in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 8 March 2024
Communiqué de presse sur la situation des droits de l’homme en République du Sénégal suite au report de l’élection présidentielle au 15 décembre 2024 African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Communique 14 February 2024
Statement on Joint Letter of Urgent Appeal to the Republic of Senegal African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 13 February 2024
Communiqué de Presse sur le dépôt effectif par le Malawi et le Nigéria de leurs instruments de ratification du Protocole à la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples relatif aux Droits des Personnes Handicapées en Afrique African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Communique 7 February 2024
African Human Rights Yearbook Volume 7 (2023) African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Generic Document 30 January 2024
Resolution on the human rights situation and humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing armed conflict in the Republic of The Sudan African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 29 December 2023
Resolution on the Appointment of a Focal Point on Judicial Independence in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the appointment of Expert Members of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities and Minorities in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the appointment of the Special Rapporteur on Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the Commitment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights to Support States in the Search for Lasting Solutions to Reduce and End Forced Displacement of People and its Consequences in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the Criteria for Granting and Maintaining Observer Status to Non-Governmental Organizations working on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the deployment of mass and unlawful targeted communication surveillance and its impact on human rights in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the Need to Protect Civic Space, Freedom of Association and Assembly in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the need to undertake a study to assess the level of compliance of national legislations with the Guidelines on Freedom of Association and Assembly in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the Reconstitution of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV (PLLHIV) and those at Risk, Vulnerable to and Affected by HIV African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Resolution on the Reconstitution of the Working Group on Specific Issues related to the Work of the Commission African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 9 November 2023
Rapporteur Spécial sur les réfugiés, demandeurs d’asile, personnes déplacées internes et les migrants en Afrique - 77OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Activity Report 27 October 2023
Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations - 77OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Activity Report 27 October 2023
Joint side event on 'Corruption, Human RIghts and the Role of Anti-Corruption Human Rights Defencers in Africa' African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 19 October 2023
Resolution on Action to be taken by the Commission in the event of a prolonged delay in the Submission of an Initial State Report under Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Proactive Approach) African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 August 2023
Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Senegal African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 August 2023
Resolution on the inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and stateless persons in socio-economic national systems, services and economic opportunities in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 August 2023
Resolution on the resurgence of unconstitutional change of Governments in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 August 2023
Resolution on the serious deterioration of the human rights situation in the Republic of the Sudan as a result of the continuation of the war that broke out on 15 April 2023 African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 August 2023
Press Statement on Women's Political Participation in the Run-up to the August 2023 Presidential Elections in Zimbabwe African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 1 August 2023
Press release on the expulsion of Burkinabe refugees and asylum seekers by Ghana African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 22 July 2023
African Commission calls for respect for the right to peaceful protests in Kenya African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 21 July 2023
Press Release on the expulsion of sub-Saharan Migrants in the Libyan desert African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 11 July 2023
Press Statement at the Conclusion of the Promotion Mission of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to The Republic Of Namibia African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 17 June 2023
Resolution on the Appointment of Expert Members of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV and Those at Risk, Vulnerable to and Affected by HIV African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 17 June 2023
Resolution on conducting a Study on Integrating Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in National Development Planning in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the Appointment of an Expert Member of the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the Appointment of Expert Members of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities and Minorities in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the celebration of the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela African Day in recognition of his efforts as a great defender of human rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in the Republic of the Sudan African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the need for a Study on the situation of human rights defenders working on sexual and reproductive health rights issues African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights in the Kingdom of Eswatini African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 June 2023
Resolution on conducting a Study on Prisons and Conditions of detention in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 14 June 2023
Resolution on the termination of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 13 June 2023
Final Communiqué of the 75th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Statement 1 June 2023
Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural (ECOSOC) Rights - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 23 May 2023
Committee on the Prevention of Torture in Africa - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 20 May 2023
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV and Those at Risk, Vulnerable to and Affected by HIV - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 20 May 2023
Special Rapporteur on Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Displaced Persons and Migrants in Africa - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 20 May 2023
Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities and Minorities in Africa - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 20 May 2023
Working Group on the Rights of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities in Africa - 75OS African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 20 May 2023
Report on the Production, Trade, and use of Tools of Torture in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Report 17 May 2023