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Other Decisions C 385 (09/10/2019)

Authority: American Commission on Human rights

Date: 10/09/2019

Subject: The decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, convicted the State for the violation of the right to life, to personal integrity and to an effective remedy, with regard to the death penalties pronounced on the basis of the norms in force at the time of facts, to tortures and violence committed during the detention and to the lack of adequate investigations in consideration of the subsequent extrajudicial executions

Parties: Ruiz Fuentes y otra vs. Guatemala

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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