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African Commission: Report on Technical Meeting on Drafting a General Comment on the Right to Redress for Victims of Torture and Ill-Treatment under Article 5 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

30 September 2015 – REPORT ON TECHNICAL MEETING ON DRAFTING A GENERAL COMMENT ON THE RIGHT TO REDRESS FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND ILL-TREATMENT UNDER ARTICLE 5 OF THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS Organised by the Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa In collaboration with The Redress Trust, the Centre […]

African Commission: More needs to be done to protect women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights – UN and regional experts on the occasion of the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – 25-27 September 2015

30 September 2015 – A group of international and regional human rights experts [on 24 September 2015] urged* Governments to seize the opportunity of the upcoming adoption of the new United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to renew their commitments and ensure full respect, protection and fulfillment of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Following months […]

ICC: Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi makes first appearance before the Court

Situation: Mali Case: The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi 30 September 2015 – On 30 September 2015, Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi appeared before the single Judge of Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Cuno Tarfusser, at the seat of the ICC in The Hague (The Netherlands). The Single Judge provisionally set […]

ICC: Bemba, Kilolo et al. trial opens

Situation: Central African Republic Case: The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido 30 September 2015 – On 29 September 2015, the trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido opened before Trial Chamber VII at […]

South Africa: Constitutional Court judgment – My Vote Counts v Speaker

30 September 2015 – The Constitutional Court of South Africa has just handed down judgment in My Vote Counts v Speaker of the National Assemby and Others.  My Vote Counts had applied directly to the Constitutional Court for an order directing Parliament to enact legislation requiring the disclosure of party funding. Disappointingly, a majority of the […]

ICC: Initial appearance of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi scheduled for 30 September 2015

Situation: Mali Case: The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi 28 September 2015 – The initial appearance of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi before the single Judge of Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Cuno Tarfusser, is scheduled for Wednesday, 30 September 2015, at 11:00 (The Hague local time). Mr Al Faqi was […]

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