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The NIHR congratula,Cites the wise leadership on the Kingdom's hosting the permanent headquarte,Cirs of the Arab Human Rights Court.

Manama: Sept. 2 -- (BNA)-- The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) praised the Arab League's approval during its 140th session at the level of foreign ministers, convened yesterday (Sunday: 1 September), in favor of the Kingdom of Bahrain's request regarding the Kingdom's desire to host the headquarters of the Arab Human Rights Court.

The NIHR accentuated that the initiative of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa regarding creation of an Arab Human Rights Court is unfrequented in the Arab world. The initiative comes as a result of a wise and diligent vision regarding the introducing of an Arab mechanism in human rights field, adding a new dimension to joint Arab action in terms of respecting and protecting human rights as an important legal mechanism to boost human rights under the Arab League's Organization, and this reflects the extent of the Kingdom of Bahrain's attention to keep abreast of modern transformations in the international arena in order to consolidate the pillars of human rights.

The NIHR asserted that the Arab League's supporting of HM the King's initiative comes to boost this firm initiative which aims to accomplish aspirations and ambitions of Arab peoples in terms of reform, modernization, progress and sustainable development and to cement the pillars of the state of laws, justice, equal opportunity, respecting human rights and dignity, thanks to the far-sighted vision of HM the King's of Arab future and to overcome current challenges and to ensure a brightest future for the Arab peoples.

The NIHR considers the Kingdom of Bahrain's hosting of the Arab Human Rights Court headquarters as a gain for the Arab nation and particularly to Bahrain, highlighting the essence of the Kingdom of Bahrain's successful expertise in legal aspects in order to develop Arab human rights mechanisms which will definitely contribute in developing the regional Arab human rights setup, create a mechanism to boost Arab Human Rights Charter's work endorsed by the Arab League during its 16th session in the Tunisian Republic in 2004 and also to keep abreast of latest international developments in terms of encouraging the respecting and protecting of human rights and to offset any shortcomings in the present Arab Human Rights Charter's context or implementation mechanisms.

On this occasion, the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) congratulated the wise leadership and the Kingdom of Bahrain's people on hosting the permanent headquarters of the Arab Human Rights Tribunal , aspiring that the court's creation will harbinger cooperation and unanimity among Arab countries so that the court becomes a positive addition to joint Arab work, wishing the Arab League's Council and General Secretariat all success in endorsing the bill of the court's articles of association to be submitted to the Arab Summit for its approval thereof. (IY)

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