Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights |

Joint Press Statement on the need to prevent Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the runup to the August 2022 Presidential Elections in the Republic of Kenya

The African Commission urges the Government of Kenya to respect and guarantee the freedom of opinion, of expression, of assembly and the freedom of peaceful demonstration, as well as civil and political rights of all citizens during this electoral period

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission), through its Country Rapporteur for the Republic of Kenya Honourable Commissioner Solomon Ayele Dersso, and the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah-Njie, are following human rights issues relating to the electoral process in the…

Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights |

Communique on the Advocacy Visit of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations in Africa to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Honourable Commissioner Solomon Ayele Dersso, Chairperson of the Commission as well as the Chairperson of WGEI, represented the Working Group

The Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations in Africa (WGEI or the Working Group) of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission), undertook an Advocacy Visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, from 16 to 17 December 2019. The objectives of the…