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Tag Archives: African Commission

South Africa: Continent Wide Outcry at ICC Withdrawal

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Victims’ Advocates Urge Reconsideration, Support for Court  (Johannesburg, October 22, 2016) – South Africa’s announced withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a slap in the face for victims of the most serious crimes and should be reconsidered, African groups and international organizations with a presence in Africa said …

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Joint statement on violations of human rights and humanitarian law in Sudan’s conflict areas delivered at 58th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Angelina Seeka of End Impunity, reading oral statement at ACHPR 58th Ordinary Session

58th Ordinary Session of the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Banjul, The Gambia, 6-20 April 2016 Public Session Item 3: Human Rights Situation in Africa Read by Angelina Seeka of End Impunity  Madame Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State Delegates, representatives of NHRIs and NGOs; all protocols respectfully observed. This …

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In memory of Osman Hummaida, Sudanese human rights champion, 1962-2014

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(17 April 2015) Today marks the one-year anniversary since the untimely passing of Osman Hummaida, Founding Executive Director of the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), friend and mentor to countless human rights defenders around the world. Osman worked tirelessly in support of human rights and social justice …

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