Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate and Expansion of the Composition of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia


 

 

 

                                                                                      

Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate and Expansion of the Composition of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -ACHPR/Res.518 (LXXI)

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission), meeting at its 71st Ordinary Session, held virtually from 21 April to 13 May 2022:

Recalling Resolution ACHPR/Res. 482 (EXT.OS/XXXII) 2021 on the Fact-Finding Mission to the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Resolutions ACHPR/Res. 487 (EXT.OS/XXXIV) 2021; ACHPR/Res. 494 (LXIX) 2021 and ACHPR/Rés. 512(LXX) 2022; on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Commission of Inquiry);

Noting the work carried out thus far by the Commission of Inquiry and the need to conclude its work;

Considering the expiry of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on 12 May 2022;

Considering further Resolution ACHPR/Res. 505 (LXIX) 2021, appointing Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah Njie as the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

 

Cognisant of the need to expand the composition of the Commission of Inquiry to include the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

The Commission decides to:

  1. extend the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry for a further period of three (3) months, effective from 12 May 2022; and
  2. appoint Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah-Njie, as a Member of the Commission of Inquiry.

 

Done virtually, on 13 May 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                      

 

 

Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate and Expansion of the Composition of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -ACHPR/Res.518 (LXXI)

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission), meeting at its 71st Ordinary Session, held virtually from 21 April to 13 May 2022:

Recalling Resolution ACHPR/Res. 482 (EXT.OS/XXXII) 2021 on the Fact-Finding Mission to the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Resolutions ACHPR/Res. 487 (EXT.OS/XXXIV) 2021; ACHPR/Res. 494 (LXIX) 2021 and ACHPR/Rés. 512(LXX) 2022; on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Commission of Inquiry);

Noting the work carried out thus far by the Commission of Inquiry and the need to conclude its work;

Considering the expiry of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on 12 May 2022;

Considering further Resolution ACHPR/Res. 505 (LXIX) 2021, appointing Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah Njie as the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

 

Cognisant of the need to expand the composition of the Commission of Inquiry to include the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

The Commission decides to:

  1. extend the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry for a further period of three (3) months, effective from 12 May 2022; and
  2. appoint Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah-Njie, as a Member of the Commission of Inquiry.

 

Done virtually, on 13 May 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                      

 

 

Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate and Expansion of the Composition of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -ACHPR/Res.518 (LXXI)

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission), meeting at its 71st Ordinary Session, held virtually from 21 April to 13 May 2022:

Recalling Resolution ACHPR/Res. 482 (EXT.OS/XXXII) 2021 on the Fact-Finding Mission to the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Resolutions ACHPR/Res. 487 (EXT.OS/XXXIV) 2021; ACHPR/Res. 494 (LXIX) 2021 and ACHPR/Rés. 512(LXX) 2022; on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Commission of Inquiry);

Noting the work carried out thus far by the Commission of Inquiry and the need to conclude its work;

Considering the expiry of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on 12 May 2022;

Considering further Resolution ACHPR/Res. 505 (LXIX) 2021, appointing Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah Njie as the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

 

Cognisant of the need to expand the composition of the Commission of Inquiry to include the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;

The Commission decides to:

  1. extend the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry for a further period of three (3) months, effective from 12 May 2022; and
  2. appoint Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah-Njie, as a Member of the Commission of Inquiry.

 

Done virtually, on 13 May 2022