1. African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights “Banjul Charter” (1981)

1986African States members of the Organization of African

Article 7 Every individual shall have the right to have his cause heard. This comprises: a) the right to an appeal to competent national organs against acts of violating his fundamental rights as recognized and guaranteed by conventions, laws, regulations and customs in force; b) the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty by a competent court or tribunal.

Key wordsConvention against Torture / torture / torture prevention