Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah / Commissioner


On activities carried out in my capacity as Member of the African Commission

1. During the intersession, in keeping with the promotion activities of the African Commission, Commissioner Béchir Khalfallah participated in a joint human rights promotion mission underkaken by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Commission) to Bangui, the Central African Republic (CAR) from 6 June to 11 June 2011. This mission was led by Commissioner Béchir Khalfallah in his capacity as Member responsible for the promotion of human rights in the CAR.

2. This promotion mission which was undertaken jointly with the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa, provided the opportunity for Commissioner Béchir Khalfallah to inquire about the general situation of human rights in the CAR, and to make relevant recommendations to the authorities of the Central African Republic to ensure effective implementation of the rights stipulated in the African Charter.