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Human Rights within the Arab League
Founded in the aftermaths of the Second World War (22 March 1945) by 6 Arab States, the League of Arab States represents one of the first attempts in the region for the creation of a collaboration between States, based on a multilateral agreement, in order to safeguard their independence, sovereignty and preserve their interests. This already represented a step forward for the specificity of the Arab world, which latter will issue a regional instrument for the protection of human rights: the Arab Charter on Human Rights. The files of this in-depth analysis provide information about the structure, human rights specialised institutions, the achievements of the Arab League in the field of human rights or related fields and the League’s members adhesion to international human rights standards.