The #PanAfricanLawyersUnion (PALU) has today Tuesday 02 June 2020, filed a Request for an Advisory Opinion before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ on the guarantees for the effective protection of the right to participate in Government in Africa.

It is calling upon the Court to apply the totality of African Union law, to advise the AU, African States and citizens, on the legal obligations and applicable standards, whether they decide to proceed with elections that were scheduled during this period, or should they opt to postpone them.