Human Rights in Cameroon: A New Framework for the National Commission For Human Rights And Freedom

Sylvanus Bisong Effiom


In making the case for the promotion of social and economic rights as agents of change, this article will draw extensively on the role and significance of the CNDHL as the main institution charged with the safeguards and the promotion of human rights in Cameroon. The main questions posed by this contribution is in what way the evolving situation of human rights in Cameroon engages the legal and institutional accountability of the CNDHL and whether the Commission have the capacity to become amenable to the just claims being made in the name of social and economic rights.

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