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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|Supreme Court||Attorney General and Another v Dr. Will (SC.MISC.APP. 6/99)  SLSC 8 (20 January 2000);||20 Jan 2000||Human Rights Substantive rights Have his cause heard (fair trial) Index HR Attorney General and...|
|Court of Appeal||Mohamed Bai Sama Kamara v Mohamed Bai Maru Kamara and The National Electoral Commission (Civ. App. 16/2010)  SLCA 1 (25 January 2011);||25 Jan 2011||Human Rights Substantive rights Participate in government Index HR Mohamed Bai Sama Kamara v...|
|United Kingdom Privy Council||John Joseph Akar v The Attorney General of Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone) (Appeal No. 20 of 1968)  UKPC 13 (30 June 1969);||30 Jun 1969||Human Rights Substantive rights Equality and non-discrimination Nationality Index HR John Joseph...|
|Supreme Court||Steele and Others v. Attorney-General, Tejan-Sie and Koroma (Civil Case No. 125/66)  SLSC 1210 (03 January 1967);||03 Jan 1967||Human Rights Substantive rights Democracy Index HR Search Summary: Constitutional Law-fundamental...|