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					               AFRICAN UNION                                                                                UNION AFRICAINE


                                                                                                             UNIÃO AFRICANA

                                                                                       Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme & des Peuples
African Commission on Human & Peoples’ Rights

 No. 31 Bijilo Annex Lay-out, Kombo North District, Western Region, P. O. Box 673, Banjul, The Gambia Tel: (220) (220) 441 05 05 /441 05 06, Fax: (220) 441 05 04
                                                          E-mail: achpr@achpr.org; Web www.achpr.org



               Daily Note of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

                                                                                                              Wednesday, 4 May 2011

       The following States Parties exercised their right of reply after the presentation of Honourable
       Commissioner Asuagbor and the intervention of NGOs:

             Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

             Republic of Zimbabwe

             People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

             Republic of Sudan

       Honourable Commissioner Pansy Tlakula presented her report as member of the Commission
       and Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Right to Information

       Following her presentation the following NGOs made intervention:

             AJPD

             Media Institute of Southern Africa

             East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network

             Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

             CFDA

             Media Monitoring Project

             IHRDA

       Following the intervention of the NGOs the following States Parties exercised their right of
       reply:


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    Federal Republic of Nigeria

    Republic of Zimbabwe

    People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

    United Republic of Tanzania

    Arab Republic of Egypt

Commissioner Mohamed Khalfallah presented his activity report as member of the Commission
and Chairperson of the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Following his presentation the following NGOs made statements:

    North-South 21

    Association Nigeriene pour la Protection de Droit humains

    SERAC

The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria exercised its right of reply following the
intervention of the NGOs.

Honorable Commissioner Kayitesi presented her activity report as member of the Commission
and Chairperson of the Working Group on the Death Penalty

Following her presentation the Kenya National Human Rights Commission made an
intervention.

The following NGOs also made statements under this agenda item:

    FIDH

    North-South 21

    HURILAWS

Honourable Commissioner Musa Ngary Bitaye presented his activity his report as member of
the Commission and the Chairperson of the Working Group on Indigenous
Populations/Communities in Africa

The Kenya National Human Rights Commission made a statement following the
Commissioner’s presentation.

The following NGOs also made an intervention under this agenda item:

    COPORWA

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    ADHUC

    North-South 21

    Centre for Minorty Rights Development and Minority Right Group International

    Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program

The United Republic of Tanzania exercised its right of reply.




ACHPR 49th Ordinary Session 28 April – 12 May 2011
               AFRICAN UNION                                                                                UNION AFRICAINE


                                                                                                             UNIÃO AFRICANA

                                                                                       Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme & des Peuples
African Commission on Human & Peoples’ Rights

 No. 31 Bijilo Annex Lay-out, Kombo North District, Western Region, P. O. Box 673, Banjul, The Gambia Tel: (220) (220) 441 05 05 /441 05 06, Fax: (220) 441 05 04
                                                          E-mail: achpr@achpr.org; Web www.achpr.org



               Daily Note of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

                                                                                                              Thursday, 5 May 2011

       Honourable Commissioner Yuen presented his report as member of the Commission and as the
       Chairperson of Working Group on the Rights of Older Persons and People with Disabilities in
       Africa

       The Kenya National Human Rights Commission made a statement under this agenda item

       Association pour les droits de l’homme et l’Universe Carceral also made a statement

       The activity report of Commissioner Alapini-Gansou as member of the Commission, the Bureau
       and the Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of Peoples Living with HIV was presented
       by Honourable Commissioner Soyata Maiga

       The following NGOs made a statement under this agenda item:

             HRDI

             AJPD

             International Commission of Jurists

       The following States Parties spoke under this agenda item:

             Namibia

             Angola

             Zimbabwe

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Honorable Commissioner Mumba Malila presented his report as member of the Bureau and
Chairperson of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Right
Violations in Africa

    North-South 21

    Association pour les droits de l’homme et l’Universe Carceral

   In the absence of a report from the Special Rapporteur on Refugees, Asylum Seekers,
   Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants in Africa the following NGOs were allowed to
   make statements:

       North-South 21




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