Regions - Africa

African Commission examines States compliance of human rights  

A recurrent theme during the session was the evolving armed conflicts threatening the stability of many African States. The issue of antiterrorism responses as a contributing factor to an ever shrinking space for the activities of legitimate human rights defenders was also strongly brought up during debates. This is a trend which worries indigenous peoples’ organisations and human rights defenders in Africa, who find it increasingly difficult to operate.

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