AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS BEGINS 45th ORDINARY SESSION ON 8TH MAY 2017
Arusha, 27 April, 2017: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 45th Ordinary Session from 8- 24 May 2017 at its seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.
The Judges, among others, will examine about 80 applications and four Requests for Advisory Opinion.
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
- The Court is composed of eleven Judges, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.
- The Court meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.
- As at 25 April, 2017 the Court has received 138 applications and has finalized 32 cases.
Further information on the Court can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org.