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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|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum v Zimbabwe (Communication 295/04)  ACHPR 8; (2 May 2012)||02 May 2012||Communication 295/04: Noah Kazingachire, John Chitsenga, Elias Chemvura and Batanai Hadzisi (...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Kone and Anor v Cote d Ivoire (Communication No. 289/2004)  ACHPR 9; (22 October 2012)||22 Oct 2012||English Communication 289/2004 – Mr Brahima Koné and Mr Tiéoulé Diarra vs Côte d’Ivoire ...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Chari v Zimbabwe (351/2007)  ACHPR 7; (1 March 2012)||01 Mar 2012||Communication 351/2007- Givemore Chari (represented by Gabriel Shumba) v Republic of Zimbabwe...|
|African Court||Falana v African Union (Application No. 001/2011)  ACHPR 10; (26 June 2012)||26 Jun 2012||IN THE MATTER OF FEMI FALANA V. THE AFRICAN UNION APPLICATION No. 001/2011 JUDGEMENT The...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Shumba v Republic Of Zimbabwe (Communication No. 288/2004)  ACHPR 112; (2 May 2012)||02 May 2012||English Flynote: HR Life Integrity of the person Dignity and honour and reputation Liberty...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Watumbulwa v Democratic Republic Of Congo (Communication No. 255/2004)  ACHPR 113; (22 October 2012)||22 Oct 2012||English Flynote: HR Equality before the law and equal protection of the law Have his cause heard...|