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|
|Supreme Court of Zambia||Shamwana v Attorney-General (S.C.Z. Judgment No. 35 of 1980)  ZMSC 35 (28 December 1980);|| ZMSC 35||28 Dec 1980||Liberty EDWARD JACK SHAMWANA v THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL (1981) Z.R. 261 (S.C.) SUPREME COURT...|
|Supreme Court||SOFEKUN V. AKINYEMI & 3 ORS (SC. 22/1979) NGSC 37 (Supreme Court) (SC. 22/1979)  NGSC 1 (01 May 1980);||02 May 1980||HR Have his cause heard (fair trial) Supreme Court 01 May 1980 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA...|