The African Union (AU) is a union of 54 African states, which aims to build political, economic and social unity. The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, based in Banjul, Gambia, is an AU structure charged with promoting and protecting human rights in Africa. PEN International supports and promotes African efforts to create democratic institutions, develop good governance and strengthen human rights.

International Law

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information