The ACHPR Moves Online, along with Advocacy to End Capital Punishment
By Bronwyn Dudley, on 30 July 2020
Adapting to the restrictions that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on physical gatherings, the NGO Forum and following 66th ACHPR Session (African Commission on Human and People’s Rights) were held via Zoom videoconference on 9-10 July and 13 July – 07 August, 2020, respectively.
Children and the death penalty in Sub-Saharan Africa: NGO Forum and the 65th ACHPR Session
By Connie Numbi and Bronwyn Dudley, on 9 December 2019
The NGO Forum and the subsequent 65th ACHPR Session (African Commission on Human and People’s Rights) was held in Banjul, the Gambia from 17th October to the 10 November 2019.
64th ACHPR Session: Concluding in Egypt, Where Sentences & Executions are on the Rise
By Bronwyn Dudley, on 14 May 2019
The 64th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) is concluding in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. The ACHPR, the African Union organ steadfast in promoting and protecting human rights on the African continent, held the session from 24 April – 14 May 2019. Despite holding official human right’s discussions in a country where sentencing and executions are on the rise, the abolitionist voice was still heard.