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Judiciaries leading free access to law movement in Africa

Senior judicial leaders, including host Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe and African Court President Justice Sylvain Ore, took part in the Freedom of Expression Seminar in Kampala, Uganda on 29 October 2019.

In the Case of Szücs v. Austria the European Court of Human Rights observed that ‘[t]he ability of citizens to access court decisions protects against the administration of justice in secret, and is a means to maintain public confidence in courts.’ Free access to court decisions in the African context was the topic of a presentation to a gathering of continental judicial leaders on the sidelines of the 4th African Union Judicial Dialogue in Kampala, Uganda last week.

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Organises Sensitisation Seminars to Sierra Leone and Liberia Next Month

Arusha, 24 July 2018: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will undertake sensitisation missions to the Republic of Sierra Leone from 2 to 3 August 2018 and to the Republic of Liberia from 6 to 7 August 2018.

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