Becoming indigenous in the pursuit of justice: The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Endorois

  title={Becoming indigenous in the pursuit of justice: The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Endorois},
  author={Gabrielle Lynch},
  journal={African Affairs},
The February 2010 ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Kenyan government's violation of the Endorois people's rights is the Commission's most substantive and radical decision to date, with important implications for international jurisprudence, national politics, and local strategies - as well as potential socioeconomic realities and inter-communal relations. The ruling combined a liberal interpretation of the African Charter with far-reaching recommendations and… 
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