This module is a resource for lecturers
- Okafor, Obiora Chinedu (2007).
The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Olowu, Dejo (2009).
An Integrative Rights-Based Agenda for Human Development in Africa. Pretoria: Pretoria University Law Press.
Conventions, treaties and protocols
American Convention on Human Rights . San José, Costa Rica, 22 November 1969.
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment . Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85, New York, 10 December 1984.
European Convention on Human Rights . Rome, 4 November 1950.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights . Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171, New York, 16 December 1966.
Organization of African Unity Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism . Algiers, 14 July 1999.
- Bondzie-Simpson, Ebow (1988). "
A Critique of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights."
Harvard Law Journal, vol. 31, issue 4, pp. 643-665.
- Mutua, Makau (1999). "
The African Human Rights Court: A Two-Legged Stool?"
Human Rights Quaterly, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 342-363.
- Okere, B. Obinna (1984). "
The Protection of Human Rights in Africa and the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: A Comparative Analysis with the European and American Systems."
Human Rights Quaterly, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 141-159.
Reports and commentaries
- Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR)
- International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
- International Court of Justice (ICJ)
United Nations materials
- United Nations General Assembly
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
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