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||Attorney General v Clarke (96A/2004)  ZMSC 4 (23 January 2008);|| ZMSC 4||23 Jan 2008||HR Express and disseminate opinion Expression (right to criticise government; right to express...|
|Supreme Court||Government of the Republic of Namibia v Getachew (SA 21/2006)  NASC 4 (15 April 2008);|| NASC 4||15 Apr 2008||HR Liberty Dignity and honour and reputation REPORTABLE CASE NO. SA 21/2006 IN THE SUPREME COURT...|
|Supreme Court||Hepute and Others v Minister of Mines and Energy and Another (SA5/2007)  NASC 16 (31 October 2008);|| NASC 16||31 Oct 2008||This was an appeal to the Supreme Court against the judgment of the High Court that ordered the...|
|High Court||Hamwaama and Others v Attorney-General (Case No.: A 176/2007)  NAHC 85 (31 July 2008);|| NAHC 85||31 Jul 2008||HR Have his cause heard (fair trial) Reportable SUMMARY CASE NO.: A 176/2007 HAMWAAMA AND OTHERS v...|
|High Court||Aveng (Africa) Limited v Dlamini ((4070 (a)/07))  SZHC 74 (21 November 2008);||21 Nov 2008||EL Injunction Healthy environment IN THE HIGH COURT OF SWAZILAND HELD AT MBABANE CASE NO....|