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Author: Salem Alshehri

Court of Human Rights. In this article, the author examines and discusses the current state of basic human rights and fundamental freedoms or liberties in the Arab world. In addition, the article looks at the factors that have hindered the creation of the Arab Court of Human Rights. Similarly, the

In: Arab Law Quarterly

* Online sources cited in this article were last accessed on 15 January 2016. 1 Introduction In September 2014, the Member States of the League of Arab States (‘ las ’) approved the Statute of the Arab Court of Human Rights (‘ achr ’) 1 completing the process for the protection and

In: International Human Rights Law Review

Volume 6, No. 1 Articles National Human Rights Institutions and Their Sub-National Counterparts: The Question of Decentralisation  1 Andrew Wolman Completing the Institutional Mechanism of the Arab Human Rights System: The Arab Court of Human Rights  30

In: International Human Rights Law Review

‘sub-regional’ human rights mechanisms. 12 The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is one such sub-regional system. 13 Another is the League of Arab States, also known as the Arab League, which established an Arab Court of Human Rights in 2014. 14 The sub-region of particular interest and

In: Arab Law Quarterly

Arab League founded the Arab Court of Human Rights, 23 which is authorized to interpret the Arab Charter of Human Rights and rule on any disputes relating to violations of rights. However, only states and NGOs officially recognized by member states can access the Court and file petitions. Finally

In: Legislating for Equality

Court of Human Rights which has been operational for more than 50 years in Europe, there is the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. There has also been talk of an Arab Court of Human Rights. Those courts are charged with ensuring the observance of the

In: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals
Author: Maria Sjöholm

Forms of Discrimination against Women: A Commentary (Oxford University Press 2012), 105. 38 A Statute for the Arab Court of Human Rights has also been adopted by the League of Arab States, but it has yet to be ratified by states and does not include a right for individuals to file complaints. 39 In the

In: Gender-Sensitive Norm Interpretation by Regional Human Rights Law Systems

Rights (entered into force in 2008), will not be covered: one State (Egypt) ratified the Charter on 24 February 2019, but as regards the Statute of the Arab Court of Human Rights, only one State (Saudi Arabia) ratified the Protocol in 2016 (seven ratifications are required for its entry into force). Due

In: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals