ACHPR

AcronymDefinition
ACHPRAfrican Commission on Human and Peoples Rights
ACHPRAsian Conference on High Pressure Research
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Recently, in 2010, a high court in Port Harcourt Judicial Division in Nigeria in the case of Mrs Esther Sunday & Ors v Victor Menenyorwika & Ors relied on the ACHPR to hold a group of policemen liable for injuries inflicted on the applicants (plaintiffs).
For instance, the ACHPR is heavily dependent on donor funding, while the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights (AfCHPR) that was established in January 2006 and is headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, has yet to function due to lack of human and financial resources, clarification of its mandate, acceptance of its competence by AU members and accessibility to the African people.
The Executive Council will further look into reports of some AU organs including the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, ACHPR, and the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, AfCHPR, before embarking on the consideration of items proposed by member states.
The meeting also called on the ACHPR to appoint a Special Rapporteur on Women's Rights in Africa.
In March 2013, the ACHPR issued a resolution, urging South Sudan government to immediately ratify and domesticate the African Charter and other fundamental human rights instruments.
493) To clarify this confusion and streamline the working of the judicial organs, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government decided to merge the ACJ with the ACHPR and create the African Court of Justice and Human Rights.
The Protocol ensures conformity between standards set by the Beijing Platform for Action and the Convention on the Eradication of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and those of the ACHPR.
ACHPR established a group including human rights activists, its members that met in Banjul 1998, Dakar 1999, and Kigali 1999.
In March 2013, the ACHPR issued a resolution in which it called on the Government of South Sudan to immediately ratify and domesticate the African Charter and other fundamental human rights instruments.
We also urge the ACHPR to advocate for the immediate establishment of the Commission of Inquiry called for in the 30 December 2013 communique from the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC)," the group said its 6 February statement.