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Exception as norm: the local remedies rule in the context of socio-economic rights in the African human rights system

Bulto, Takele


It is widely acknowledged that rights and freedoms guaranteed in the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights are justiciable. However, any complaints about violations of the Charter's guarantees are admissible before the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights only if they are lodged after local remedies available in the domestic legal system of the implicated state are exhausted. The local remedies rule can be bypassed, however, when such remedies are unavailable, inadequate,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: The International Journal of Human Rights
DOI: 10.1080/13642987.2011.614235


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