ACHR: 7.3, 7.2 ICCPR 9.

 

Body of Principles for the protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention. Principle 2, 4

 

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

 

Principles and Best Practices on the protection of Persons Deprived of Liberty in the Americas 131st  regular period 3 to 14 March 2008, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, OAS.

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

Working Group on Death Penalty and extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings in Africa

Case of Durand and Ugarte v. Peru . Merits. August 16, 2000. Series C No. 68. Par. 84 -85

 

Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers v. Peru. Merits, R and C. July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110. Par. 83, 86.87

 

Case of the “Juvenile Reeducation Institute” v. Paraguay. PO, Merits, R and C. September 2, 2004. Series C No. 112. Par. 224

 

Case of Acosta Calderón v. Ecuador. Merits, R and C. June 24, 2005. Series C No. 129. Par. 57

 

Case of Palamara Iribarne v. Chile. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2005. Series C No. 135. Par. 214, 216

 

Case of López Alvarez v. Honduras. Merits, R and C. February 1, 2006. C Series No 141. Par. 66 –

 

Case of Chaparro Álvarez and Lapo Iñiguez v. Ecuador. PO, Merits, R and C. November 21, 2007.Series C No. 170. Par. 55-58, 89-94

 

Requirements

Case of Gangaram Panday v. Suriname. Merits, R and C. January 21, 1994. Series C No. 16. Par. 47

 

Case of Bámaca Velásquez v. Guatemala. Merits. November 25, 2000. Series C No. 70. Par. 128

Case of Juan Humberto Sánchez v. Honduras. PO, Merits, R and C. June 7, 2003. Series C No. 99. Par 78, 80, 81

 

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

 

Judicial Control of detentions

Case of Castillo Petruzzi et al. Judgment of May 30, 1999. Series C No. 52, par. 108

 

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

 

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

 

Case of Bámaca Velásquez v. Guatemala. Merits. November 25, 2000. Series C No. 70. Par.140-141

 

Case of Juan Humberto Sánchez v. Honduras. PO, Merits, R and C. June 7, 2003. Series C No. 99. Par. 83

 

Case of Maritza Urrutia v. Guatemala. Merits, R and C. November 27, 2003. Series. C No. 103. Par. 66, 73-75,

 

Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers v. Peru. Merits, R and C. July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110. Par 95, 96

 

Case of Tibi v. Ecuador. PO, Merits, R and C. September 7, 2004. Series C No. 114. Par. 114-115, 118, 119

 

Case of Acosta Calderón v. Ecuador. Merits, R and C. June 24, 2005. Series C No. 129. Par. 76-78, 80

 

Case of Palamara Iribarne v. Chile. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2005. Series C No. 135. Par. 218-221, 223

 

Case of López Alvarez v. Honduras. Merits, R and C. February 1, 2006. C Series No 141. Par. 64, 87-88

 

Case of Chaparro Álvarez and Lapo Iñiguez v. Ecuador. PO, Merits, R and C. November 21, 2007.Series C No. 170. Par. 81

EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Judicial Control of detentions

Court HR, Aksoy v. Turkey judgment of December 18, 1996, Reports of Judgments and Decisions 1996-VI, par. 76

 

Court HR, Brogan et al.  Judgment of November 29, 1988, Series A no. 145-B, par. 58

 

Court HR, Kurt v. Turkey judgment of May 25, 1998, Reports of Judgments and Decisions 1998-III, par. 124.

 

ECHR, Case of Kemmache v. France, Judgment of November 24, 1994, par. 37

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Human Rights Committee, Case Albert Womah Mukong v. Camerun , (458/1991), July 21, 1994, UN Doc CCPR/C/51/D/458/1991, par. 9.8.

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