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TUNISIA TO HOST 51ST ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 06:29

Arusha, 04 November, 2018: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will begin its 51st Ordinary Session from 12 November to 7 December 2018 in Tunis, Republic of Tunisia.

The Judges, among others, will examine over 10 applications during the four-week session.  At least five Judgments are scheduled during the period.The Tunisian government offered to host the Session following a meeting between the delegation of the African Court led by President Sylvain Oré and the President of the Republic of Tunisia H.E. Beji Caid Essebsi in April 2017.

The African Court delegation was in Tunis on sensitisation mission.

The Judgments, scheduled for delivery on 7 December, will be live streamed via link https://www.youtube.com/user/africancourt/channels/live.

NOTES FOR EDITORS:
1.  The Court is composed of eleven Judges, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.
2. The Court meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.
3. As at 1 October 2018, the Court had received 190 applications and has finalised 48.

Further information on the Court can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org.
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