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||Mothobi v Director of Prisons and Another (duplicate of A077 0020) (CIV/APN/252/96) (CIV/APN/252/96)  LSHC 92 (16 September 1996);|| LSHC 92||16 Sep 1996||Flynote: HR Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment High Court Case number: CIV/APN/252/96...|
|High Court||S v Vries (CR 32.96)  NAHC 20 (10 September 1996);|| NAHC 20||10 Sep 1996||HR Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment Liberty i THE STATE VERSUS STEPHANUS VRIES CR 32/...|
|High Court||Nghimwena v Government of the Republic of Namibia (I 2782/2005)  NAHC 105 (08 April 2011);|| NAHC 105||08 Apr 2011||HR Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment Liberty Privacy REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA CASE NO: I...|
|High Court||Daniel and Another v The Attorney General and Others (A 430/2009)  NAHC 66 (10 March 2011);|| NAHC 66||10 Mar 2011||HR Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment Dignity and honour and reputation CASE NO CASE NO'...|