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African Court on Human and People’s Rights not implementing judgments

By DW
13 September 2022   |   10:47 am
In Tanzania, the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, located in northern city of Arusha, is the main instrument to rule on the rights and duties of Africa’s people. But the court’s record of implementing rulings is patchy.

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