ACHPR/Res. 494 (LXIX) 2021: Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission), meeting at its 69h Ordinary Session, held virtually from 15 November to 5 December 2021;

Recalling Resolution ACHPR/Res. 482 (EXT.OS/XXXII) 2021 on the Fact-Finding Mission to the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Resolution ACHPR/Res. 487 (EXT.OS/XXXIV) 2021 on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia;

Noting the work carried out thus far by the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Commission of Inquiry) and the need to conclude its work;

Considering the expiry of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on 24 November 2021;

The Commission decides to extend the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry for a further period of three (3) months, effective from 25 November 2021, and to this end, validates all actions of the Commission of Inquiry taken in between and up to the date of the present resolution.

Done virtually, on 5 December 2021