The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 4

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Introduction – Michael Wodzicki The statement “human rights in Africa” does not often leave a positive impression. News from Africa invariably describes gross human rights violations, accompanied by graphic images of destitution and despair. The reality of genocide in Darfur, mass rape in eastern Congo, or stolen elections in Egypt, […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 2

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Acronyms ACHPRAfrican Charter on Human and Peoples’ RightsACHRAmerican Convention on Human RightsAHGAssembly of Heads of State and Government of the African UnionAUAfrican UnionCEDAWConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against WomenCIDACanadian International Development AgencyECHREuropean Convention on Human RightsICCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political RightsNEPADNew Partnership for Africa’s DevelopmentNGONon […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 11

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Credits The Fight For Human Rights in Africa Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Edited by Michael Wodzicki Rights & Democracy 1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. East, Suite 1100 Montréal, Québec H2L 4P9 Canada Tel.: 514 283-6073 / Fax: 514 283-3792 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.dd-rd.ca Rights […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 10

Rights & Democracy Download PDF References .MAJ { text-transform: uppercase; } Addo, Michael K. 1988. Political Self Determination within the Context of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Journal of African Law 32(2): 182-193. Aidoo, Akwasi. 1993. Africa: Democracy without Human Rights? Human Rights Quarterly 15(4): 703-715. Amnesty International, Credibility in Question: proposals […]

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Civil Society and Security Sector Reform in Indonesia: 1998-2006 page – 1

Rights & Democracy and Institute for Defense Security and Peace Studies (IDSPS) Download PDF Table of Contents (detailed) This is a summary of a study that examined Indonesian civil society organizations’ efforts to promote security sector reform, from 1998 to 2006. Despite some progress, the security apparatus continues to resist change by denying occurrences of […]

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