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 of Zambia||Haonga & Others v The People (No. 45 of 1976)  ZMSC 1 (21 September 1976);|| ZMSC 1||21 Sep 1976||Criminal law- Common design to commit felony- Death resulting from act of one going beyond common...|
|Supreme Court||MOTOR & GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD v P.C. 431 ARKURST & P.C. 173 SANTIGIE (Civil Appeal No.2/75)  SLSC 1 (30 April 1976);||30 Apr 1976||MOTOR & GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD v P.C. 431 ARKURST & P.C. 173 SANTIGIE Supreme Court IN...|
|Supreme Court||MOTOR & GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED v P.C. 431 ARKURST and Another (Civ.APP.2/75)  SLSC 2 (05 April 1976);||05 Apr 1976||MOTOR & GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED v P.C. 431 ARKURST and Another Supreme Court IN THE...|
|Supreme Court||John and Another v Stafford and Others (Civil Appeal No.1/75)  SLSC 4 (13 July 1976);||13 Jul 1976||John and Another v Stafford and Others Supreme Court IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SIERRA LEONE C.O.E....|
|Supreme Court||Harris v Harris (MISC.APP. 1/77)  SLSC 2 (01 January 1977);||01 Jan 1977||Harris v Harris Supreme Court IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SIERRA LEONE SUP.CT.MISC.APP. 1/77 WINIFRED...|