The African Human Rights Law Journal publishes peer-reviewed contributions dealing with human rights related  topics of relevance to Africa, Africans and scholars of  Africa. The Journal appears twice a year and is available both as online open access and in print. In 2013 Pretoria University Law Press took over the publication of the Journal which had been published by JUTA since 2000.The journal publishes articles on the work of African regional and sub-regional human rights bodies as well as the work of international bodies related to Africa. The journal also publishes articles on law and human rights in African states as well as social science work related to human rights in Africa.

The Journal appears on the list of accredited  journals of the South African Department of Education and  is included in the International Bibliography of the Social  Sciences (IBSS).

ISSN: 1609-073X
E-ISSN: 1996-2096


 

Latest Edition: AHRLJ Volume 19 No 1 2019

AHRLJ Volume 19 No 1 2019

Published by Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)
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 Editorial

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Articles

Confidentiality and the implementation of the decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

by Rachel Murray
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Private prosecution as a local remedy before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

by Jamil D Mujuzi
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Improving the administration of justice by military courts in Africa: An appraisal of the jurisprudence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

by Ronald Naluwairo
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No second chance for first impressions: The first amicable settlement under the African Children’s Charter

by Benyam D Mezmur
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The International Criminal Court and Africa: A fractious relationship assessed

by Archangel Byaruhanga Rukooko and Jon Silverman
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Twelve years of judicial cooperation between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the International Criminal Court: Have expectations been met?

by Shirambere Philippe Tunamsifu
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The effectiveness of market-based initiatives for regulating development projects by multinational corporations in Africa with regard to human rights and environmental abuses

by Yolandi Meyer
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Students’ academic freedom in African universities and democratic enhancement

by Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua
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Digital activism and free expression in Uganda

by Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala and Solomon Rukundo
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Historical perspective on the place of international human rights treaties in the legal system of Lesotho: Moving beyond the monist-dualist dichotomy

by Itumeleng Shale
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Land-grabbing and the right to adequate food in Ethiopia

by Samrawit Getaneh Damtew
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Human rights violations of persons with albinism in Tanzania: The case of children in temporary holding shelters

by Ines Kajiru and John C Mubangizi
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Greasing the wheels of legal aid in criminal proceedings in Ghana: An evaluation of the legal and regulatory framework

by Isidore Kwadwo Tufuor
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A capabilities approach to remedies for systemic resourcerelated socio-economic rights violations in South Africa

by Shanelle van der Berg
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An empirical study of the early cases in the pilot equality courts established in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000

by Louis Botha and Anton Kok
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The right to equality and access to courts for government employees in South Africa: Time to amend the Government Employees Pension Law

by Mtendeweka Mhango
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Special Focus: The right to development

Editorial: Special focus on the functional dimensions of the right to development

by Carol C Ngang
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Systems problem and a pragmatic insight into the right to development governance for Africa

by Carol C Ngang
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Finding value for the right to development in international law 

by Simeon A Igbinedion
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A call for a ‘right to development’-informed pan- Africanism in the twenty-first century

by Serges Djoyou Kamga
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The Sustainable Development Goals and the rights-based approach to development: Compatible or missing the point?

by Annelie de Man
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Reviving the right to development within the multilateral trade framework affecting (African) countries to actualise Agenda 2063

by Clydenia Stevens
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The right to development, transformative constitutionalism and radical transformation in South Africa: Post-colonial and de-colonial reflections

by Isaac Shai
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Recent Developments

Reconceptualising the first African Women’s Protocol case to work for all women

by Ciara O’Connell
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The constitutionality of the Fee Exemption Regulations in South African schools: A critical analysis of Michelle Saffer v Head of Department, Western Cape Education Department

by Jesse Prinsloo
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Open Access Policy

The African Human Rights Law Journal is an Open Access Journal and provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. In accordance with the definition of the Budapest Open Access Initiative all content published by the African Human Rights Law Journal is made free to users without any registration, subscription or other charges. Users are permitted to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of these articles, or use them for any other lawful, non-commercial purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)

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AHRLJ Annual Subscriptions
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