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African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)/ Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), Switzerland, January 2003, 200p.,
preventing_torture_in_africa [ .pdf (5.8 MiB) ]
Established by the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights which came into force on 21 October 1986 after its adoption in Nairobi (Kenya) in 1981 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Commission was officially inaugurated on 2nd November 1987 in Addis Ababa (Ethopia). The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of Human and Peoples’ Rights throughout the African Continent.