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The African Commission: An Assessment

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199218585
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191696107 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218585.003.0010
The African Commission: An Assessment

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This chapter presents a balance sheet that offsets the accomplishments of the African Commission in implementing the African Charter against its failures to accomplish its goals. In the process, not only the Commission's role, but also that of the African Union (AU), member states, individuals, and NGOs is assessed.

Keywords: African Commission; people's rights; African Charter; human rights

Chapter.  1873 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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