The 55th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights was held from 28 April to 12 May 2014 in Luanda, Angola.
This issue of Kumulika - our analytical publication on the African Commission - covers key developments at the 55th session and the NGO Forum which preceded it, including in relation to:
- Key thematic issues, such as civil society space, protection of human rights defenders, reprisals, human rights and extractive industries, women's rights, and the rights of LGBTI people
- The human rights situation in Liberia
- The environment for civil society participation in the work of the Commission
- Cooperation between the UN and African Commission's special procedures
ISHR thanks Irish Aid for its support for the publication of Kumulika.