Protocol to the African Charter on Human And Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights

Date of Adoption: 
June 10, 1998
Date of last signature: 
February 08, 2016
Date entry into force: 
January 25, 2004
Status List: 
Table StatusList: 

No

Member State

Date of Signature

Date of Ratification

Date Deposited

1

Algeria

13/07/1999

22/04/2003

03/06/2003

2

Angola

22/01/2007

-

-

3

Benin

09/06/1998

10/06/2014

22/08/2014

4

Botswana

09/06/1998

-

-

5

Burkina Faso

09/06/1998

31/12/1998

23/02/1999

6

Burundi

09/06/1998

02/04/2003

12/05/2003

7

Cameroon

25/07/2006

09/12/2014

17/08/2015

8

Cape Verde

-

-

-

9

Central African Republic

04/03/2002

-

-

10

Chad

06/12/2004

27/01/2016

08/02/2016

11

Comoros

09/06/1998

23/12/2003

26/12/2003

12

Congo

09/06/1998

10/08/2010

06/10/2010

13

Côte d'Ivoire

09/06/1998

07/01/2003

21/03/2003

14

Democratic Republic of Congo

09/09/1999

-

-

15

Djibouti

15/11/2005

-

-

16

Egypt

17/02/1999

-

-

17

Equatorial Guinea

09/06/1998

-

-

18

Eritrea

-

-

-

19

Ethiopia

09/06/1998

-

-

20

Gabon

09/06/1998

14/08/2000

29/06/2004

21

Gambia

09/06/1998

30/06/1999

15/10/1999

22

Ghana

09/06/1998

25/08/2004

16/08/2005

23

Guinea

08/07/2003

-

-

24

Guinea Bissau

09/06/1998

-

-

25

Kenya

07/07/2003

04/02/2004

18/02/2005

26

Lesotho

29/10/1999

28/10/2003

23/12/2003

27

Liberia

09/06/1998

-

-

28

Libya

09/06/1998

19/11/2003

08/12/2003

29

Madagascar

09/06/1998

-

-

30

Malawi

09/06/1998

09/09/2008

09/10/2008

31

Mali

09/06/1998

10/05/2000

20/06/2000

32

Mauritania

22/03/1999

19/05/2005

14/12/2005

33

Mauritius

09/06/1998

03/03/2003

24/03/2003

34

Mozambique

23/05/2003

17/07/2004

20/07/2004

35

Namibia

09/06/1998

-

-

36

Niger

09/06/1998

17/05/2004

26/06/2004

37

Nigeria

09/06/2004

20/05/2004

09/06/2004

38

Rwanda

09/06/1998

05/05/2003

06/05/2003

39

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

25/07/2010

27/11/2013

27/01/2014

40

Sao Tome and Principe

01/02/2010

-

-

41

Senegal

09/06/1998

29/09/1998

30/10/1998

42

Seychelles

09/06/1998

-

-

43

Sierra Leone

09/06/1998

-

-

44

Somalia

23/02/2006

-

-

45

South Africa

09/06/1999

03/07/2002

03/07/2002

46

South Sudan

24/01/2013

-

-

47

Sudan

09/06/1998

-

-

48

Swaziland

07/12/2004

-

-

49

Tanzania

09/06/1998

07/02/2006

10/02/2006

50

Togo

09/06/1998

23/06/2003

06/07/2003

51

Tunisia

09/06/1998

21/08/2007

05/10/2007

52

Uganda

01/02/2001

16/02/2001

06/06/2001

53

Zambia

09/06/1998

-

-

54

Zimbabwe

09/06/1998

-

-

Total Countries: 54

Signed: 52

Ratified : 30

Deposited : 30