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,...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Amnesty International & Anor. v Sudan (Communication No. 48/90, 50/91, 52/91, 89/93)  ACHPR 11; (15 November 2018)||15 Nov 2018||English 1-15 November 1999 Communication No. 48/90, 50/91, 52/91, 89/93 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||CCDB v Benin (Communication No. 16/88)  ACHPR 2; (27 April 1994)||27 Apr 1994||English Undated Communication No. 16/88 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS COMITÉ...|