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Other Decisions C 387 (14/10/2019)

Authority: American Commission on Human rights

Date: 10/14/2019

Subject: The decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, judges in the matter of right to life with regard to the application of death penalty based on the concept of “future dangerousness”, pursuant to article 132 of the Criminal Code (in force at the time of facts), and in the matter of right to physical and psychic integrity, in the light of the detention conditions of the claimants, including the so-called “death row phenomenon” (“fenómeno del corredor de la muerte”)

Parties: Rodríguez Revolorio y otros vs. Guatemala

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - 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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