Christof Heyns

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Christof Heyns
Residence Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality South African
Alma mater University of Pretoria
Years active 2010–present
Title United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

Christof Heyns is a Professor of Human Rights Law, Co-director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at the University of Pretoria and United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.[1] Christof Heyns is visiting professor at American University Washington College of Law's Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (2006-2012).

Education[edit]

Heyns holds the degrees MA LLB from the University of Pretoria, an LLM from Yale Law School and PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is also an adjunct professor at the Washington College of Law of the American University and since 2005 a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College at Oxford University.[2]

Former positions[edit]

Awards[edit]

Lectures[edit]

Human Rights Law in Africa in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=16621&subid=16621&ipklookid=10 Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Retrieved June 27, 2011
  2. ^ http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=16621&subid=16621&ipklookid=10 Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Retrieved June 27, 2011
  3. ^ http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=16621&subid=16621&ipklookid=10 Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Retrieved June 27, 2011
  4. ^ http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=16621&subid=16621&ipklookid=10 Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Retrieved June 27, 2011