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African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Begins 42nd Ordinary Session on 5 September

Friday, 02 September 2016 15:04

• THE SESSION TO ELECT NEW BUREAU AS FOUR JUDGES RETIRES
Arusha, 2 September, 2016: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 42nd Ordinary Session from 5-16 September 2016 at its seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.

The Judges, among others, will examine about 60 applications and four requests for Advisory Opinions.

The session will also see two new Judges sworn-in and election of the new Bureau. The two new Judges were elected at last month’s AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The two judges are: Lady-Justice Ntyam Ondo Mengue from Cameroon and Lady-Justice Marie Thérése Mukamulisa from Rwanda.

The term of office of four judges namely Justice Augustino Ramadhani (Tanzania), current President, Lady-Justice Elsie Thompson (Nigeria), Vice-President, Justice Fatsah Ouguergouz (Algeria) and Justice Duncan Tambala (Malawi)—will come to an end on 5 September, 2016.


NOTES FOR EDITORS:
1. The Court is composed of eleven judges, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.
2. The Court meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.
Further information can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org.

 
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