About The ACtHPR Monitor

The ACtHPR Monitor is a forum for news, comment and debate on the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Monitor will publish articles, interviews and updates on the Court’s work and provide basic information about how cases can brought before the Court. The Monitor is entirely independent of the Court, any government or NGOs.

This site is not intended to convey legal advice and all disclaimers apply. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or any other organisations affiliated to the author(s).

The ACtHPR Monitor is founded by Oliver Windridge, a British lawyer specializing in international criminal and human rights law. In June 2014 Oliver was appointed to the Court’s List of Counsel (pro bono). He has advised numerous individuals and NGOs on bringing applications before the Court and African Commission, and currently serves as Counsel in cases  pending before the Court and Commission. Oliver also has over seven years experience working in chambers at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and serves on the List of Assistants to Counsel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and List of Legal Consultants at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). He has worked on numerous rule of law projects, and regularly writes and lectures on the African human rights system, international human rights law and international criminal law.

Questions or comments? Oliver can be directly contacted at oliver.windridge @ gmail.com