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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Daily Note of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ 54th Ordinary Session


Item 10 – Activity Reports of Members of the Commission and Special Mechanisms 

Following Commissioner Lucy Asuagbor’s presentation of inter-session Activity Report as member of the Commission and Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of PLHIV, those at Risk and Vulnerable to HIV the previous day, the following States Parties made statements:

  • Zimbabwe
  • Cameroon
  • Angola

The following NGOs made statements under this item:

  • Foundation for Human Rights Uganda
  • Lawyers for Human Rights Swaziland

Commissioner Pansy Plakula’s inter-session Activity Report as member of the Commission and Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa was read by Commissioner Asuagbor.

The following States Parties made statements following the presentation of the report:

  • Cameroon
  • Niger
  • Ethiopia

The following NGOs made statements:

  • East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project
  • Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Commissioner Reine Alapini-Gansou presented her inter-session Activity Report as member of the Commission and Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa.

The following NGOs made statements under this item:

  • Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights
  • Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture
  • Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA)
  • International Commission of Jurists
  • East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project
  • Human Rights Association Swaziland
  • International Service for Human Rights

The following countries exercised their right of reply:

  • Cameroon
  • Zimbabwe