The New African Court on Human and Peoples'Rights: Towards and effective human rights protection mechanism for Africa

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This article offers an analytical overview of the protocol to the african charter on human and peoples' rights on the establishment of an african human rights court, which entered into force in january 2004. The article seeks to answer the questions of whether and, if so, to what extent the protocol strengthens the african human rights protection system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-129
JournalLeiden Journal of International Law
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005

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