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Monday, 04 March 2019 05:52

Arusha, 02 March, 2019: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will begin its 52nd Ordinary Session on Monday, 4 March 2019, at its Seat in Arusha, Tanzania. The four-week session will end on 29 March.

The Judges, among others, will examine over fifteen applications and at least seven judgments are expected to be rendered.

The Judgments, scheduled for delivery on 28 March, will be live streamed via link

During the Session, the first edition of the Law Report on the Court’s Jurisprudence is expected to be launched.

The Judges will have a break in the morning of 8 March to join staff, invited guests from other Courts and organisations as well as the international community to celebrate the 2019 International Women’s Day on the theme: 2019 The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons. Towards durable solutions to forced displacement in Africa, especially the plight of women and children.

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.
Further information on the Court can be obtained from the Court’s website at

For inqueries, please contact:    
Sukhdev Chhatbar, Senior Information and Communication Officer
Tel: +255 2970430; 02970431; 02970432; 02970433; 02970434; 02970435
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