Chad has deposited its instrument of ratification of the protocol on the establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, bringing the number of countries to have ratified it to 30.
The instrument was signed on 27 January 2016 by the country’s President, Idriss Deby Itno, and immediately deposited at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The ratification was promised by the Chad's President when he met the court's president, Justice Augustino Ramadhani, in N'djamena during a sensitisation visit to the country from 16-17 December, 2015.
The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights is a continental court established by the AU to enhance the protection of human and peoples' rights in Africa
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