The basic rights of humans to equality, liberty, dignity and political expression have been debated by philosophers and political figures throughout history. Wars and revolutions have been fought to attain and preserve them. Yet millions of people throughout the world are still unjustly imprisoned, tortured and killed for their beliefs.
Reuters/Tiksa Negeri - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara attends the opening ceremony of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2016.
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With the 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) now concluded, John Mbaku shares his thoughts on the way forward and how the AU might address its most pressing issues.
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