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Evidence of extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions in Africa

United Nations. Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions.

Evidence of extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions in Africa

by United Nations. Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions.

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Published by African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies in The Gambia, West Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Victims of state-sponsored terrorism -- Africa.,
    • Right to life -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPreuve des executions extrajudiciaires, sommaires, ou arbitraires en Afrique
      Statementcompiled by Raymond Sock.
      SeriesOccasional paper, Occasional paper (African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies)
      ContributionsSock, Raymond., African centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6433.A35 U55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 36, iii, 36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL557282M
      LC Control Number96140108

      This report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions concerns the Force Research Unit, a unit within British army intelligence that assisted loyalists to target United Kingdom and Irish citizens for murder during the late s and early s.   NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Agnes Callamard, U.N. Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions at the human rights office, about her report on Jamal Khashoggi's death.

      An extrajudicial killing (also known as extrajudicial execution) is the killing of a person by governmental authorities or individuals without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process. Extrajudicial killings often target leading political, trade union, dissident, religious, and social figures.   press conference by special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, philip alston, on his country visit to united states.

      Evidence of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in Africa = Preuve des exécutions extrajudiciaires, sommaires ou arbitraires en Afrique: Laws of the Gambia: . The United Nations' special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard talks to Al Jazeera after a press conference at the end of a two-week visit to Nigeria.


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Evidence of extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions in Africa by United Nations. Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions. Download PDF EPUB FB2

On NovemChief Ogbe Onokpite hotel was invaded by civilians and police security personnel who shot his two legs and thereafter took him away to the Police Area Command, Warri, where he was thoroughly beaten to stupor, dehumanized, strapped completely naked, humiliated, shot on both legs and then summary executed.

Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions – the scope of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur 6 - Expectant Evidence of extrajudicial recent mothers face the death penalty. - Persons suffering from mental illness on handicap or those with extremely limited mental competence who are facing the death penalty.

Special Rapporteur of the Working Group on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions. Please, read the general remarks about the special procedures first.

Rights and Intended Situations. The Special Rapporteur of the Working Group on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions examines the Evidence of extrajudicial aiming at an urgent intervention in cases of threat to life, imminent extrajudicial.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns. Addendum. Mission to the Gambia * Summary The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions conducted an official visit to the Gambia from 3 to 7 November In order to prevent extra-legal, arbitrary and summary executions, Governments shall ensure strict control, including a clear chain of command over all officials responsible for apprehension, arrest, detention, custody and imprisonment, as well as those officials authorized by law to.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns. Summary.

The report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its Resolution 17/5, South Africa and co-organized by the Geneva Academy.

On 22 October. Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Summary The present report focuses on. extrajudicial, arbitrary, and summary executions in nigeria By Osas Justy Erhabor, Esq. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (), as amended, by S(1) provides that “ [e]very persons has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of the sentence of a Court in respect of a.

MANDATE OF THE WORKING GROUP ON DEATH PENALTY AND EXTRAJUDICIAL, SUMMARY OR ARBITRARY KILLINGS IN AFRICA. The Working Group on Death Penalty and Extra-Judicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killings in Africa is one of the special mechanisms overseen by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

The Working Group was created in during the Commission’s 38 th. Before the Committee there was a draft on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (document A/C.3/57/L/Rev.1), which would have the Assembly express its dismay that, in a. The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard who had earlier this year wrote a report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi last October in.

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention REFERENCE: AL EGY 9/ 28 October Excellency, We have the honour to address you in our capacities as Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions; and Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 35/15 and 33/ Amnesty International Nigeria has responded to a preliminary report issued by the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in Nigeria.

The Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings calls urgently on States to address this human rights crisis by prioritizing the protection of the right to life in their migration and refugee policies.

The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns (South Africa), is a director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa and Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria, where he has also directed the Centre for Human Rights, and has engaged in wide-reaching.

Christof Heyns is a Professor of Human Rights Law, Director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at the University of Pretoria and a member of the United Nations Human Rights served as United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions from – Christof Heyns is visiting professor at American University Alma mater: University of Pretoria, University of Yale.

Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions Agenda information E/CN.4//1 12 Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in any part of the world, with particular reference to colonial and other dependent countries and by: 1. This website provides information about Professor Philip Alston’s work during his mandate as United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (August —July ).

This site also documents the work of the Project on Extrajudicial Executions. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The death penalty and extrajudicial executions / a paper presented at the First Annual General Meeting of the Banjul Group of Amnesty International, held in the conference hall of the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies, 28 January, / Raymond Sock.

The UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, released her report into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last Wednesday.

The report traces with careful detail the run up to, and the eventual extrajudicial execution of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey, analyzing the available evidence and applicable international law.It has been reported that between October and Januaryat least 2, civilians have been victims of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.

Since 8 Februarythe date on which the FPR violated the cease-fire agreement concluded at Arusha, at least Tutsi and political opponents are said to have been killed, mainly in. [1] GENEVA (30 March ) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns today expressed his outrage at the killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli soldier on 24 March in Hebron, West Bank, as he laid incapacitated on the ground following his alleged role in a knife attack.