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The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Court) is a continental court established by African countries to ensure protection of human and peoples’ rights in Africa. It complements and reinforces the functions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.Read more...
The African Court hears the Case of Late Norbert Zongo
At a public hearing organized by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 28 and 29 November 2013, the African Court heard oral arguments on the merits in the matter of the Beneficiaries of Late Norbert Zongo, Abdoulaye Nikiéma alias Ablassé, Ernest Zongo, Blaise Ilboudo and the Burkinabé Movement on Human and Peoples Rights (Applicants) against Burkina Faso (Respondent).
Name: African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Seat: Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania
President: Justice Sophia A. B. Akuffo (Ghana)
Vice/President: Justice Bernard Makgabo Ngoepe (South Africa)
Registrar: Dr Robert Eno (Cameroon)
Deputy Registrar: Jester Helena Charewa (Zimbabwe)
Mandate: Judicial Protection of Human Rights in Africa
Working Languages: Arabic, English, French and Portuguese. However, the Court will receive an application written in any African language.Read more...