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

677 documents

Title Jurisdiction Date
Resolution on Cote d'Ivoire African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 June 2004
Resolution on Darfur African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 June 2004
Resolution on Nigeria African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 June 2004
Resolution on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 June 2004
Resolution on the Situation of Women and Children in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 June 2004
Resolution on the Adoption of the “Ouagadougou Declaration and Plan of Action on accelerating Prison and Penal Reform in Africa” African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 20 November 2003
Resolution on the Adoption of the “Report of the African Commission’s Working Group on Indigenous Populations/ Communities African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 20 November 2003
Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate of the term of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of women in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 20 November 2003
Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Fair Trial and Legal Assistance in Africa, 2003 African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Guidelines 29 May 2003
Kigali Declaration, 2003 African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Declaration 8 May 2003
Resolution on Guidelines and Measures for the Prohibition and Prevention of Torture, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 22 October 2002
Resolution on the Adoption of the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 22 October 2002
Resolution on the Ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on the establishment of an African Court African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 May 2002
Resolution on the Ratification of the Statute of the International Criminal Court by OAU member States African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 May 2002
Resolution on the Construction of the Headquarters of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 26 October 2001
Resolution on Freedom of Expression African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 7 May 2001
Resolution on the African Union and the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 7 May 2001
Resolution on the HIV/AIDS Pandemic - threat against ' Human Rights and Humanity African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 7 May 2001
Resolution on the immediate lifting of Sanctions imposed on Libya African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 7 May 2001
Resolution on the Recent Violence in Kabylia, Algeria African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 May 2001
Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Tunisia African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 May 2001
Resolution on Compliance and Immediate Implementation of the Arusha Peace Agreement for Burundi African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 November 2000
Resolution on Cote d’Ivoire African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 November 2000
Resolution on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples'/Communities in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 November 2000
Resolution on the Situation in Palestine and the Occupied Territories African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 November 2000
Resolution on the the World Conference against Racism. Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and related intolerance African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 6 November 2000
Resolution of the Peace and National Reconciliation Process in Somalia African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 11 May 2000
Resolution on the Peace Process in the Democratic Republic of Congo African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 11 May 2000
Resolution on Western Sahara African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 11 May 2000
Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 November 1999
Resolution on the observance of the 30th anniversary of the OAU Convention governing the specific aspects of Refugees in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 November 1999
Resolution on the Right to Fair Trial and Legal Aid in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 November 1999
Resolution Urging States to Envisage a Moratorium on the Death Penalty African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 15 November 1999
Resolution on the Re-appointment of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 November 1999
Resolution concerning the Republic of Seychelles’ refusal to present its initial report African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Criteria for Granting and Enjoying Observer Status to Non-Governmental Organizations Working in the Field of Human and Peoples’ Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Designation of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Extension of the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Ratification of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Situation in Comoros African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on the Situation in Niger African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 5 May 1999
Resolution on Nigeria's return to a Democratic system African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Cooperation between the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and NGOs having observer status with the Commission African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the granting of Observer Status to National Human Rights Institutions in Africa African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Peace Process in Guinea-Bissau African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Ratification of the Additional Protocol on the Creation of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Ratification of the Convention on Anti-Personnel Mines African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Ratification of the Treaty on the International Criminal Court African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 31 October 1998
Resolution on the Protection of the Name, Acronym and Logo of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 24 April 1997
Resolution on Burundi African Union Icon African Regional Bodies · African Union (AU) Resolution 4 April 1996