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||ENITAN V. THE STATE (SC 122/1985) NGSC 30 (Supreme Court) (SC 122/1985)  NGSC 1 (05 June 1986);||06 Jun 1986||HR Death penalty Supreme Court 05 June 1986 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA CITATION:  3...|
|Supreme Court||Margaret Chinyere Stitch v Attorney-General of The Federation & Ors (S.C. 88/1985) NGSC 34 (12 December 1986) (S.C. 88/1985)  NGSC 1 (11 December 1986);||11 Dec 1986||HR Have his cause heard (fair trial) Supreme Court 11 December 1986 In The Supreme Court of...|
|Supreme Court of Zambia||Mundia v Attorney-General (S.C.Z. Judgment NO 16 of 1986)  ZMSC 7 (5 March 1986);|| ZMSC 7||05 Mar 1986||HR Have his cause heard (fair trial) CHRISTOPHER LUBASI MUNDIA v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (1986) Z.R. 37...|
|Supreme Court of Zambia||Lombe v Attorney-General (S.C.Z. Judgment No. 20 of 1986)  ZMSC 21 (15 September 1986);|| ZMSC 21||15 Sep 1986||Liberty FAUSTINO LOMBE v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (1986) Z.R. 76 (S.C.) SUPREME COURT SILUNGWE, C.J.,...|