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Author Viljoen, Frans.

Title International human rights law in Africa / Frans Viljoen.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KR 19.8 VILJ    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xxxvii, 622 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [573]-601) and index.
Contents An introduction to international human rights law -- The role of United Nations organs and agencies in realizing human rights in Africa -- The United Nations treaty-based human rights system and Africa -- The African Union and human rights architecture -- Substantive human rights norms in the African regional system -- The African Commission : introduction and assessment -- The African Commission : protective mandate -- The African Commission : promotional mandate -- The African children's charter and children's rights committee -- The African Court on Human and Peoples' rights -- The realization of human rights in Africa through subregional institutions -- Domestic implementation of international human rights law in African States -- Conclusion.
Subject African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.
African Union.
African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.
Human rights -- Africa.
International agencies -- Africa.
ISBN 9780199645596 (paperback)
0199645590 (paperback)
9780199645589 (hbk.)
0199645582 (hbk.)