ACHPR

AFRICAN (BANJUL) CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS


(Adopted 27 June 1981, OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982), entered into force 21 October 1986)


Preamble


The African States members of the Organization of African Unity, parties to the present convention entitled "African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights",

Recalling Decision 115 (XVI) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its Sixteenth Ordinary Session held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 17 to 20 July 1979 on the preparation of a "preliminary draft on an African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights providing inter alia for the establishment of bodies to promote and protect human and peoples' rights";

Considering the Charter of the Organization of African Unity, which stipulates that
"freedom, equality, justice and dignity are essential objectives for the achievement of the legitimate aspirations of the African peoples";

Sumber :

https://au.int/en/treaties/african-charter-human-and-peoples-rights