ACHR: 5.2, 5.6, 7, 0.1, ACHPR 6; ECHR 5; ADRDM 1, 25; 4.9 UDHR, ICCPR 9

 

 

Advisory Opinion No. 8/87. Habeas corpus in emergency situations (Articles 27.2, 25.1 and 7.6 ACHR). Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Art 14.

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child. General Assembly, resolution 44/25, November 20, 1989: art. 37

 

General Comment No. 8. Right to liberty and security of person article 9 ICCPR, Human Rights Committee, June 30, 1982.

 

International Convention against the taking of Hostages. 1979.

 

International Convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families. General Assembly resolution No 45/158, December 18, 1990. Art 16.

 

Slavery Convention

INTER-AMERICAN COURT

Content

Case of the “Juvenile Reeducation Institute” v. Paraguay. PO, Merits, R and C. September 2, 2004. Series C No. 112. Par. 223-225

 

Case of Palamara Iribarne v. Chile. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2005. Series C No. 135. Par. 102. Par.196, 198

 

Case of López Alvarez v. Honduras. Merits, R and C. February 1, 2006. C Series No 141. Par. 59

 

Case of La Cantuta v. Peru. Merits, R and C. November 29, 2006. Series C No. 162. Par. 109

 

Enforced Disappearance of Persons

Case of Velásquez Rodriguez v. Honduras. Merits, July 29, 1988. Series C No. 4. Par.155

 

Case of Godínez Cruz v. Honduras. Merits, January 20, 1989. Series C No. 5. Par. 163

 

Case of Fairén Garbi and Solis Corrales v. Honduras. Merits. March 15, 1989. Series C No. 6. Par.148

 

Case of the “Street Children” (Villagrán Morales et al.) v. Guatemala. Merits. November 19, 1999. Series C No 64. Par. 135

 

Case of Bámaca Velásquez v. Guatemala. Merits. November 25, 2000. Series C No. 70. Par. 138, 139-143

 

Detentions

Case of the “Street Children” (Villagrán Morales et al.) Judgment of November 19, 1999. Series C No. 63, par. 135

 

Case of Cantoral Benavides v. Peru. Merits. August 18, 2000. Series C No. 69. Par. 73

 

Case of Juan Humberto Sánchez v. Honduras. PO, Merits, R and C. June 7, 2003. Series C No. 99. Par. 76 to 77.86

 

Case of Maritza Urrutia v. Guatemala. Merits, R and C. November 27, 2003. Series. C No. 103. Par. 63-68

 

Case of the 19 Merchants v. Colombia. Merits, R and C. July 5, 2004. Series C No. 109. Par. 145

 

Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers v. Peru. Merits, R and C. July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110. Par. 81-83

 

Case of Acosta Calderón v. Ecuador. Merits, R and C. June 24, 2005. Series C No. 129. Par. 56

 

Case of La Cantuta v. Peru. Merits, R and C. November 29, 2006. Series C No. 162. Par. 109

 

Preventive Detention

Case of the “Juvenile Reeducation Institute” v. Paraguay. PO, Merits, R and C. September 2, 2004. Series C No. 112. Par. 227-231.

 

Case of Tibi v. Ecuador. PO, Merits, R and C. September 7, 2004. Series C No.114. Par. 106-113

 

Restrictions

Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers. Judgment of July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110, par. 83.

 

Case of Palamara Iribarne v. Chile. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2005. Series C No. 135. Par. 102. Par. 196

EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Judicial Control of Detention

 

Court HR, Aksoy v. Turkey judgment of December 18, 1996, Reports of Judgments and Decisions 1996-VI, p. 2282

 

Court HR, Kurt v. Turkey judgment of May 25, 1998, Reports of Judgments and Decisions 1998-III, p.1185

Working Group on Arbitrary detention. UN wgad@ohchr.org

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery including its causes and consequences. UNsrslavery@ohchr.org

Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention ACHPR

RELATED TOPICS:                                         

Due Process,

Habeas corpus

Principle of Legality

Right to Presumption of innocence

Right to an effective remedy

Obligation to Ensure the Human Rights

Duty to Investigate Human Rights Violations

Obligations on deprivation of Liberty

Obligation to Prevent Human Rights violations

Obligation to Respect Human Rights

Principle of Retroactivity

Principle of Legality

Prohibition of Enforced Disappearance of Persons

Prohibition of Detention, imprisonment or arbitrary deprivation of freedom

Prohibition of Imprisonment for civil debts