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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Arab Court of Human Rights

Ahmed Almutawa

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 February 2024

Subject(s):
Human rights — Regional organizations — International courts and tribunals, procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The Arab Court of Human Rights (‘ArabCtHR’), which was first proposed by Bahrain in 2011 (International Federation for Human Rights, 2013, 17), has yet to come into existence. The authority for establishing the Court is provided for by the Statute of the Arab Court of Human Rights (‘Statute’ or ‘ArabCtHR Statute’). Under Article 33 of the Statute, which was adopted in 2014 by Resolution 7790/142 of the League of Arab States (LAS), the Statute must be ratified by seven member states before it can enter into force. To date, only the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has...
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