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African Human Rights Law Journal (AHRLJ)

The African Human Rights Law Journal intends to distribute commitments managing human rights related themes of significance to Africa, Africans and researchers of Africa.It is a Peer reviewed open access journal on human rights in Africa.The Journal is Published by Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)

This Journal distributes peer-inspected commitments managing human rights related points of pertinence to Africa, Africans and researchers of Africa. This Journal published twice a year, in March and October. The Journal shows up on the list of authorized Journals of the South African Department of Education and is incorporated into the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. As law based practices and the security of human rights battle to wind up established in Africa, and an African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights is being built up, the African Human Rights Law Journal has been propelled. There is a more squeezing requirement for observing and reporting periodical in this field in Africa than before. Simultaneously, the African Human Rights Law Journal would like to contribute towards an indigenous African law.

Latest Edition: AHRLJ Volume 15 No 2 2015 – Articles

HIV-specific legislation in sub-Saharan Africa: A comprehensive human rights analysis by Patrick M Eba : Read More

LGBT rights in Africa and the discursive role of international human rights law by Abadir M Ibrahim: Read More

Intervention pursuant to article 4(h) of the Constitutive Act of the African Union without United Nations Security Council authorisation by Gabriel Amvane: Read More

A watershed moment for African human rights: Mtikila & Others v Tanzania at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights by Oliver Windridge: Read More

The challenges of adjudicating presidential election disputes in domestic courts in Africa by O’Brien Kaaba: Read More

Mandatory mediation: An obstacle to access to justice? by Stella Vettori: Read More

Access to justice through clinical legal education: A way forward for good governance and development by Oluyemisi Bamgbose: Read More

Raising legal giants: The agency of the poor in the human rights jurisprudence of the Nigerian Appellate Courts, 1990-2011 by Obiora Chinedu Okafor and Basil Ugochukwu: Read More

Child marriage in Nigeria: (Il)legal and (un)constitutional? by Enyinna S Nwauche: Read More

Adolescent girls’ access to contraceptive information and services: An analysis of legislation and policies, and their realisation, in Nigeria and South Africa
by Oluremi A Savage-Oyekunle and Annelize Nienaber: Read More

Rape as a weapon of war: Combating sexual violence and impunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the way forward by Sophocles Kitharidis: Read More

The right to justice: A challenge for survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo by Shirambere Philippe Tunamsifu: Read More

Human rights education in South Africa: Whose responsibility is it anyway? by John C Mubangizi: Read More

Anti-terrorism measures in South Africa: Suspicious transaction reporting and human rights by Mzukisi Niven Njotini: Read More

Human rights developments in the African Union during 2014 by Magnus Killander: Read More

Private prosecutions and discrimination against juristic persons in South Africa: A comment on National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development & Another by Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi: Read More

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