Renowned Cameroonian born Human Rights Barrister and Solicitor, Charles Achaleke Taku, has been appointed into the African Bar Association. The decission was made by the Executive Council of the Association which brings together the brightest legal minds for the betterment of Africa on 14th of September 2016.

Chief Charles A. Taku who helds from Manyu Division in the South West region holds a diploma in law and economics from the University of Yaoundé, then an LLB (Hons) from the same university and an LLM from the University of London. He was called to the Cameroon Bar Association as a barrister-at-law in 1984.
fb_img_1479270896091Chief Charles Achaleke Taku
The chartered member of the Cameroon Bar Council was appointed lead defense counsel at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UNICTR) in October 1999 and lead defense counsel at the Special for Sierra Leone in July 2005.


In March 2012, Chief Taku represented a client at the ICC in March 2012 and the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. The above professional assignments are ongoing. He has successfully litigated a number of cases at the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland, and in national jurisdictions.


Charles A. Taku has published many books, especially on law related issues and presented numerous papers at international conferences,
universities and other related forums.

By Elad Pride

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