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Righting wrongs in Africa

Centre for Human Rights trains hundreds of human rights experts over the last 21 years


he Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, is an internationally recognised hybrid institution; both an academic department in the Faculty of Law and a NGO/CSO that combines academic excellence, effective activism, education, training, research and capacity-building to advance human rights in Africa. About the Centre for Human Rights The Centre was established in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in 1986, as part of domestic efforts against the apartheid system of the time. Over the years, the Centre has positioned itself in

an unmatched network of practising and academic lawyers, national and international civil servants and human rights practitioners across the entire continent, with a specific focus on human rights law in Africa, and international development law in general. The Centre presents 10 annual advanced human rights courses, has nine thematic research units, offers five Master’s degree programmes, presents two major moot court competitions, publishes three journals and houses one university press. Today, a wide network of Centre alumni contribute in numerous ways to the advancement and strengthening of human rights and

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