The Human Rights Law Index is a collection of international treaties and case law from African courts on topics relating to human rights. The case selection aims to provide a snapshot of human rights law in a country, as well as within the African Union. The index currently covers over 1000 documents.
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|Court||Title||Case citation (MNC)||Judgement Date||Summary|
|High Court||Matsoso v Khasoane (CIV/A/3/83) (CIV/A/3/83)  LSHC 63 (16 December 1983);|| LSHC 63||16 Dec 1983||Flynote: EL Private prosecutions African customary law and rights of indigenous peoples...|
|High Court||Attorney General and Another v Seipobi (CIV/A/10/86) (CIV/A/10/86)  LSHC 60 (29 May 1986);|| LSHC 60||29 May 1986||Flynote: EL Environmental damages Injunction Interim Interdict Environmental duties Headnote and...|
|High Court||Kalafata (Pty)Ltd v Atlas Motors (Pty) Ltd (NULL)  SZHC 86 (21 November 1993);||21 Nov 1993||EL Environmental duties Natural disasters Hazardous substances Waste management Notice of...|