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Open Access Resources for Law Library Guide: African resources

This guide will cover law resources that are freely available for use.

AfricanLII

Training resources for AfricanLII

Centre for Human Rights at UP

African Human Rights Law Case Law Database

The African Human Rights Case Law Database includes almost 300 cases decided by domestic courts, courts of sub-regional intergovernmental organisations such as ECOWAS and SADC, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and United Nations treaty monitoring bodies. The database covers cases dealing with human rights in more than 40 African countries. Most of the cases in the database have been published in the African Human Rights Law Reports, a co-publication of the Centre for Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

The database can be accessed at http://www.chr.up.ac.za/index.php/documents/african-human-rights-case-law-database.html

African Human Rights Law Document Database

The African Human Rights Law Document Database is divided into treaties, documents by country and documents by theme

The database can be accessed at http://www.chr.up.ac.za/index.php/documents/human-rights-docs.html