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Cameroon becomes 29th AU Member State to ratify Protocol on the establishment of the African Court

The Republic of Cameroon has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights bringing the number of African Union (AU) Member States to have ratified it to 29.

The instrument was deposited on 17 August 2015 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The other States which have already ratified are: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Comoros, Congo, Gabon and The Gambia.

Others are: Ghana; Kenya, Libya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Niger, Uganda, Rwanda, Arab Saharawi Republic, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo and Tunisia.

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights is a continental court established by AU to enhance the protection of human and peoples’ rights in Africa

Source: African Court 2015

 
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