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|
|Court of Appeal||Chobokoane v Judicial Service Commission and Another (CIV/APN/342/00)  LSCA 28 (26 March 2001);|| LSCA 28||26 Mar 2001||Flynote: HR Independent judiciary Court of Appeal Case number: CIV/APN/342/00 Case name: ...|
|High Court||Lawyers for Human Rights and Another v Attorney General ((1822/01))  SZHC 40 (29 August 2001);||29 Aug 2001||Independent judiciary HR THE HIGH COURT OF SWAZILAND CIV. TR. 1822/01 LAWYERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Institute for Human Rights and Development v Democratic Republic of Congo (Communication No. 238/2001)  ACHPR 33; (27 October 2001)||27 Oct 2001||English 13-27 October 2001 Communication No. 238/2001 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES'...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Mouvement Burkinabe Des Droits Se Lhomme Et Des Peuples v Burkina Faso (Communication No. 204/97)  ACHPR 32; (7 May 2001)||07 May 2001||English 23 April- 7 May 2001 Communication No. 204/97 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES'...|