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/...|
|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 Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Khalifa v Egypt (Communication 656/17)  ACHPR 122; (18 October 2018)||18 Oct 2018||Communication 656/17 Anas Ahmed Khalifa V Egypt Adopted by the African Commission on Human and...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Elshenna v Arab Republic Of Egypt (Communication 592/15)  ACHPR 125; (18 October 2018)||18 Oct 2018||Communication 592/15 Hesham Hamid Elshenna (represented by Prof. Mostafa Metwaly) V Arab...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Dahrooj & Ors. v Arab Republic Of Egypt (Communication 614/16)  ACHPR 126; (18 October 2018)||18 Oct 2018||Communication 614/16 Mr. Eid Mohammed lsmil Dahrooj and two others (represented by AED and 4...|