72) See ACHPR
Articles 45; See also: Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Propels' Rights (Amended), adopted 6 October 1995, ACHPR
/RP/XIX; (1996) 8 AJICL 978-1003) 7382;
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).
resolution was hailed by human rights advocates, who
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.
is expected to consider the case before referring it to the Egyptian government for response, the statement read.
is less explicit but does provide generally that every individual has the "right to an appeal to competent national organs against acts of violating his fundamental rights.
Generally speaking, the ACHPR
has taken the view that
In 1995, the OAU Assembly endorsed a recommendation by the ACHPR
on the elaboration of such a Protocol.
In 1998 the ACHPR
appointed the first Special Rapporteur, Commissioner Julienne Ondziel-Gnelenga of the Republic of Congo.
One explanation for different findings is that our study covered the time period after the introduction of the ACHPR
smoking cessation clinical practice guideline (Fiore et al.
2(1) (duty to respect and to ensure recognized rights), 6 (right to life), 7 (freedom from torture), 9 (freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention); ACHPR
, supra note 67, arts.
Through its consultative status with ECOSOC and ACHPR
, its resulting interactions with the UN Centre for Human Rights, and its working relationships with such INGOs as Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the AOHR is ensured protection against arbitrariness on the part of Arab governments.