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|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Katangese Peoples Congress v Zaire (Communication No. 72/92)  ACHPR 3; (1 January 1992)||01 Jan 1992||English Undated Communication No. 75/92 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS ...|
|Court of Appeal||Mothobi v Director of Public Prosecutions (CRI/APN/83/92) (CRI/APN/83/92)  LSCA 89 (05 August 1992);|| LSCA 89||05 Aug 1992||Flynote: HR Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment Court of Appeal Case number: CRI/APN/83...|
|Supreme Court||IBE V. THE STATE (SC 37/1991) NGSC 24 (Supreme Court) (SC 37/1991)  NGSC 1 (18 June 1992);||19 Jun 1992||HR Death penalty Supreme Court 18 June 1992 SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA CITATION: (1992) 2 NWLR (Pt...|