TITLE

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the admissibility of evidence obtained as a result of torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment: Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Interights v Arab Republic of Egypt

AUTHOR(S)
Ddamulira Mujuzi, Jamil
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
International Journal of Evidence & Proof;2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p284
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the establishment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights which promote and protect human rights. It informs that African Commission has made provisions under the African Charter to prohibit torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment and treatment in criminal proceedings and provide a fair trial. It also discusses the Court case Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Interights v. Arab Republic of Egypt for torture or ill-treatment.
ACCESSION #
88867338

 

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