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...|
|High Court||Maletzky and Others v Attorney General and Others (A298/2009)  NAHC 173 (29 October 2010);|| NAHC 173||29 Oct 2010||HR Have his cause heard (fair trial) Housing Dignity and honour and reputation Life Food security...|
|High Court||LM and Others v Government of the Republic of Namibia (I 1603/2008 I 3518/2008 I 3007/2008)  NAHC 211 (30 July 2012);|| NAHC 211||30 Jul 2012||HR Sexual and reproductive health Family Liberty Life Dignity and honour and reputation REPORTABLE...|