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||S v Tcoeib (SA 4/93)  NASC 1 (06 February 1996); 1996 (1) SACR 390 (NmS), 1996 (7) BCLR 996 (NS)|| NASC 1||06 Feb 1996||Flynote: Constitutionality of life imprisonment Life (constitutionality of life imprisonment, 4...|
|Supreme Court||Bastergemeente v Government of the Republic of Namibia and Others (SA 5/95)  NASC 6 (14 May 1996);|| NASC 6||14 May 1996||HR Self-determination IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NAMIBIA In the matter between: REHOBOTH...|
|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/...|