Recent articles and research – July 2022

July 1st, 2022

Abbreviation Title Publisher Volume/issue
AHRLJ African Human Rights Law Journal Centre for Human Rights, Department of Law, University of Pretoria (2022) 21.2


Abortion law

Adegbite, FRRethinking abortion laws in Nigeria: The trauma of rape victims of Boko Haram’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1036.


Administrative law

Eloff, DThe rationality test in lockdown litigation in South Africa’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1157.


African Charter on Human Rights

Dersso, SForty years of the African Charter and the reform issues facing the discourse and practice of human rights’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 649.
Rudman, AThe African Charter: Just one treaty among many? The development of the material jurisdiction and interpretive mandate of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 699.


African Commission on Human Rights

Murray, R and Long, DMonitoring the implementation of its own decisions: What role for the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights?’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 836.


African court protocol

Makunya, TMDecisions of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights during 2020: Trends and lessons’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1230.


African foreign policy

Jordaan, EWorthy of membership? Rwanda and South Africa on the United Nations Human Rights Council’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 907.


African human rights

Durojaye, EAn analysis of the contribution of the African human rights system to the understanding of the right to health’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 751.
Okafor, OC and Dzah, GEK ‘The African human rights system as “norm leader”: Three case studies’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 669.
Orao, BProtecting the right to life during assemblies: Legal and jurisprudential developments in the African human rights system’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 728.
Sánchez, KTThe right to reparations in the contentious process before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights: A comparative analysis on account of the revised Rules of Court’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 812.


Climate change

Oamen, PE and Erhagbe, EOThe impact of climate change on economic and social rights realisation in Nigeria: International cooperation and assistance to the rescue?’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1080.


COVID-19 – socio-economic rights

Oamen, PE and Ekhator, EOThe impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic rights of older persons in Africa: The urgency of operationalising the Protocol on the Rights of Older Persons’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 782.


COVID-19 policies

Agaba, DKTackling inequality and governance challenges: Insights from the COVID-19 pandemic’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 877.


Customary international law

Dyani-Mhango, NRevisiting personal immunities for incumbent foreign heads of state in South Africa in light of the Grace Mugabe decision’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1135.


Human rights – corporate social responsibility

Amodu, NBusiness and human rights versus corporate social responsibility: Integration for victim remedies’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 853.


Infant abandonment

Rosenberg, WMechanisms adopted in curbing unsafe infant abandonment: A comparison between Namibia and South Africa’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 938.


International Criminal Court

Adeyemo, DDThe right of victims of core international crimes to reparation in Nigeria’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1057.


International human rights law

Buzard, DAEthnocentric nationality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An analysis under international human rights law’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 985.


Legislative reform

Kabumba, BThe right to “unlove”: The constitutional case for no-fault divorce in Uganda’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1181.



Namwase, SSecuring legal reforms to the use of force in the context of police militarisation in Uganda: The role of public interest litigation and structural interdict’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1203.


Right to health care

Olumese, ODuty without liability: The impact of article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the right to health care in Nigeria’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1112.


Right to sustainable development

Mekonnen, SDThe right to sustainable development in article 43(3) of the Ethiopian Constitution’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 1009.


Transitional justice

Koko, SImplementing transitional justice in post-transition Central African Republic: What viable options?’ (2022) 21.2 AHRLJ 954.

Kathleen Kriel BTech (Journ) is the Production Editor at De Rebus.
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2022 (July) DR 38.