Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Every citizen shall have the right to participate freely in the government of his country, either directly or through freely chosen representatives in accordance with the provisions of the law."
AU: African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
, art. 13.1
African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
Every citizen has the right to vote.
Every citizen has the right to be elected.
Everyone has the right to participate in the public affairs of his/her country.