ACHPR preamble

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Preamble, art1


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Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, June 25, 1993.


Case of Gutiérrez Soler v. Colombia. September 12, 2005. Series C No. 132. Par. 54


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Case of Nogueira de Carvalho et al.  v. Brazil. PO, Merits. November 28, 2006. Series C No. 161. Par.74-75, 77