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Other Decisions Decision C 186 (12/08/2008)

Authority: American Commission on Human rights

Date: 08/12/2008

Subject: The Interamerican Court of Human Rights defines the concept of forced disappearance of persons. Recalling also regional jurisprudence and statutes, the Court underlines in particular the continuous and multi-offensive character of such crime, and the Member States’ duty to investigate, try and sentence those who are responsible for serious violations of human rights.

Parties: Heliodoro Portugal

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Fair trial, public hearing

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