Cyril Emeka Ejike


The aim of this paper is to contend that human rights are protected by the rule of law and thus arbitrary breach or suspension of the rule of law amounts to a violation of human rights. Besides, this paper attempts to discuss some conditions necessary for the maintenance of the rule of law and human rights. The rest of this paper will conceptualize the terms, human rights and the rule of law. It will thereafter discuss their connections and cases of their contraventions in Africa. Finally, the paper will draw a conclusion.

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