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Yemen Arab Republic
(1,581 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1977

H. M. Al-Bahama1


The Yemen Arab Republic (al-djumhūriyya ‘al-arabiyya al-yamaniyya) was previously an absolute hereditary monarchy ruled by a theocratic and temporal Head of State, known as Imam. On the death of the Imam in September 1962, a revolution broke out which succeeded in replacing the monarchy by a revolutionary regime, known as the Republic of Yemen. The Republic was so…

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Husain M. Al-Baharna, “Yemen Arab Republic”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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