International human rights law in Africa / Frans Viljoen.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
xlvi, 670 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
An introduction to international human rights law The role of United Nations organs and agencies in realizing human rights in Africa The United Nations treaty-based human rights system and Africa The African regional architecture and human rights The African Union and human rights Substantive human rights norms in the African national system The African Commission: an introduction The African Commission: protective mandate The African Commission: promotional mandate The African Commission: an assessment The African Court on Human and Peoples' rights The realization of human rights in Africa through subregional institutions Domestication of international human rights law Justiciability of socio-economic rights at the domestic level Lack of a human rights-based approach to HIV and AIDS.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -645) and index.