Africa

African Leaders Create Continental Free Trade Area (March 21, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 21, 2018, the Assembly of the African Union passed a decision at its Tent

African Rights Groups Adopt Joint General Comment on Ending Child Marriage (January 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2018, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights adopted their first

UN Security Council Extends Sanctions Against the Central African Republic (January 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2018, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2399 and extended the

The Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

On June 3, 2015, Catherine Samba-Panza, the then transitional president of the Central African Republic (CAR), promulgated organic law 15/003 establishing the Special Criminal Court (SCC).[1] A hybrid tribunal integrated into the Central African justice system, the SCC will employ international and national staff and apply a mix of Central African and international law.

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22
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2
Author: 
Patryk Labuda
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African Court Finds Rwanda Violated Opposition Leader’s Rights (November 24, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 24, 2017, the African Court of Human and People’s Rights (AfCHPR)

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Calling on States to Respect Framework Commitments in Great Lakes Region (December 8, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 8, 2017, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2389, welcoming the renewed commitme

UN Human Rights Office Releases Report on Ethnic Violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo (August 4, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 4, 2017, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights released a