Hélène Tigroudja


Hélène Tigroudja is Professor of Public International Law and International Human Rights at Aix-Marseille University (France) and Global Hauser Professor at NYU. She is a Member of the UN Human Rights Committee. Her research focuses on women's rights and gender-based violence, migration, reparations and victims' rights, regional and universal human rights systems and human rights litigation. She recently co-authored a Commentary of the American Convention on Human Rights, published by OUP in 2022.

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Western Sahara before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights:  Is there a “brother’s keeper” obligation for the Member States of the African Union?

In the current international context where States are ‘(re)discovering’ the virtue of international judicial litigation tools (before the ICJ or before the European Court of Human Rights), the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights was presented with a unique request against the backdrop of protecting the right to self-determination of the Sahrawi people. The latter…

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