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||Ex parte: Attorney-General In Re: Corporal Punishment by Organs of State (SA 14/90)  NASC 2 (05 April 1991);|| NASC 2||05 Apr 1991||HR Morals and traditional values Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment Dignity and honour...|