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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|Convention on the Rights of the Child||Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/...|
|Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities||Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, (a) Recalling the principles proclaimed...|
|International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights||International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Adopted and opened for signature,...|
|International Convention on Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families||Adopted by General Assembly resolution 45/158 of 18 December 1990 Preamble The States Parties to...|
|African Court||Nikiema & Ors. v Burkina Faso (013/2011)  AfCHPR 45; (28 March 2014)||28 Mar 2014||Flynote: HR Equality before the law and equal protection of the law Express and disseminate...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Isaak v Republic Of Eritrea (Communication 428/12)  ACHPR 135; (27 April 2018)||27 Apr 2018||Decision of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights on the Preliminary Objection...|