ACHPR calls on litigants to update address details

ACDHRS is delighted to share the following information for litigants before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights:

The Secretariat of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights hereby requests all litigants before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to provide their updated addresses (Telephone and facsimile numbers, e-mails / alternate e-mails, postal and physical addresses), in order to facilitate communication during the period their cases are pending before the Commission.

Furthermore, litigants should always inform the Secretariat of any change in their contact details.

It is imperative that at all times the Commission has correct and up to date contact details for parties as these serve as the vehicle for all correspondence, most of which can be quite determinative.

All information should be sent to:

Scholarships available for Masters in Human Rights Law at Oxford University

The ACDHRS is very pleased to share information from the Centre for Human Rights that admissions are now open for five scholarships for candidates from African Commonwealth countries to study for the part-time Masters in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford, starting September 2013.

The course website can be found at and
details about the scholarships, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, can be found on the Fees and Funding pages at

More information is also attached here in two PDF files. It is advised to read the instructions carefully and take particular note of the instruction: DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO OXFORD UNIVERSITY, but rather to the Centre for Human Rights at the address provided.

Publicity Memo for the Scheme

Scholarship Guidance Notes