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Reading the right to food into the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights : Africa's regional developments
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2004)
The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) of 1981 is the principal regional instrument protecting human and peoples’ rights in Africa. It incorporates a wide range of socio-economic rights, including ...
African Commission reaffirms protection of socio-economic rights in the African Charter
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2010)
In July 2010, the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Commission) in relation to communications 279/03 and 296/05 was made public, the decision having been adopted in May 2009. The ...
An appraisal of international law mechanisms for litigating socio-economic rights, with a particular focus on the optional protocol to the international covenant on economic, social and cultural rights and the African Commission and Court
(Stellenbosch Law Review, 2011)
Litigation of socio-economic rights at international level is a viable option where access to justice at the national level is unattainable. International law mechanisms for litigating these rights are therefore useful for ...