The African Regional Human Rights System: 30 Years After the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dec 23, 2011 - Law - 583 pages
All key matters on human rights in Africa since the adoption of the African Charter in 1981 are impressively considered in the chapters of the present book. There are twenty one chapters on key human rights issues and themes in Africa, written by highly qualified human rights authors actively involved in the current teaching and practice of human rights, containing valuable insights and critical refl ections. The authors consider what has been achieved since 1981, and remains to be achieved and the prospects for the future of the African human rights system. The range of opinions and perspectives, combined with the authors’ critical analysis and expertise, make this book a unique and significant contribution to the African regional human rights system.
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