African institutions and instruments for torture prevention

The African Union (AU), based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is a continental organisation grouping Sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa countries.

As a part of the AU, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Commission), is in charge of promotion and protection of human rights.

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    Jean-Baptiste Niyizurugero
    Africa Programme Officer
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