ACHR: 4, 5; ACHPR 4; CFREU 2; ECHR 2; ADRDM 1; UDHR 3 ICCPR: 6.1, ICESCR 12.2 a)


Advisory Opinion 3/83. Restrictions to death penalty arts. 4.2 and 4.4 ACHR. Inter-American Court of Human Rights.


Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities art. 10


Convention on the Rights of the Child. General Assembly, resolution 44/25, November 20, 1989: arts. 6.1


Fact Sheet No. 11 / Rev. 1 – Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.


General Comment No. 10. Committee on the Rights of the Child.


General Comment No. 14. The right to life, article 6 ICCPR Human Rights Committee, November 9, 1984.


General Comment No. 6. Right to Life article 6 ICCPR Human Rights Committee, April 30, 1982.


Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons.


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 9


Case of the “Street Children” (Villagrán Morales et al.) v. Guatemala. Merits. November 19, 1999. Series C No 64. Par. 144-146


Case of Hilaire, Constantine and Benjamin et al. v. Trinidad and Tobago. Merits. June 21, 2002. Series C No. 94. Par. 196-200


General Principles

Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers v. Peru. Merits, R and C.  July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110. Par. 123-125


Case of the Yakye Axa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay. Merits, R and C. June 20, 2005. Series C No. 125. Par. 161


Case of the “Juvenile Reeducation Institute”. Judgment of September 2, 2004. Series C No. 112, par. 156


Case of the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers. Judgment of July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110, par. 128;


Case of the Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay. Merits, R and C. March 29, 2006. Series C No. 146. Par. 150-155


Case of Baldeón Garcia v. Peru. Merits R and C. April 6, 2006. Series C No. 147. Par. 82-85


Case of Montero Aranguren et al. (Detention Center of Catia) v. Venezuela. PO, Merits, R and C July 5, 2006.Series C No. 150. Par. 63-66


Case of Yakye Axa Indigenous Community. Judgment of June 17, 2005. Series C No. 125, par. 161


Case of the Miguel Castro Castro Prison v. Peru. Merits R and C November 25, 2006. Series C No. 160. Par. 237


Case of the Rochela Massacre v. Colombia. Merits. R and C. May 11, 2007. Series C No. 163.Par.126 â € “128


Case of  Escué Zapata v. Colombia: Merits, R and C. July 4, 2007. Series C No. 165. Par. 165


Case of Zambrano Vélez et al. v. Ecuador. Merits R and C. July 4, 2007. Series C No. 166. Par. 78-81


Case of Albán Cornejo et al. v. Ecuador. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2007. Series C No. 171. Par. 117


Forced Disappearance

Case of  Velásquez Rodriguez v. Honduras. Merits, July 29, 1988. Series C No. 4. Par.157


Case of Godínez Cruz v. Honduras. Merits, January 20, 1989. Series C No. 5. Par. 165


Case of Fairém Garbi and Solis Corrales v. Honduras. Merits March 15, 1989. Series C No. 6. Par.150


Case of Castillo Páez v. Peru. Merits November 3, 1997 Series C No. 34 Par. 71-74


Case of Castillo Páez v. Peru. Merits, November 3, 1997. Series C No. 34. Par. 81-84


Case of  Bámaca Velásquez v. Guatemala. Merits. November 25, 2000. Series C No. 70. Par.169-175

Case of Las Palmeras v. Colombia. Merits. December 6, 2001. Series C No. 90. Par. 42


Case of the 19 Merchants v. Colombia. Merits, R and C. July 5, 2004. Series C No. 109. Par.153 (paramilitary) -155


Extrajudicial Execution

Case of Juan Humberto Sánchez v. Honduras. PO, Merits, R and C. June 7, 2003. Series C No. 99. Par. 109-111


Case of Bulacio v. Argentina. Merits, R and C. September 18, 2003. Series C No. 100. Par. 139, 148, 152, 153


Case of  the Gómez Paquiyauri Brothers v. Peru. Merits, R and C. July 8, 2004. Series C No. 110. Par. 123-129


Case of Huilca Tecse v. Peru. Merits, R and C. March 3, 2005. Series C No. 121. Par. 65.66


Persons Deprived of Liberty

Case of Neira Alegria et al v. Peru. Merits, January 19, 1995. Series C No. 20. Par. 74


Case of the “Juvenile Reeducation Institute” v. Paraguay. PO, Merits, R and C. September 2, 2004. Series C No. 112. Par. 156-158, 159 –


Eur.CHR, Acar and Others v. Turkey, Judgment of May 24, 2005, App Nos. 36088/97 and 38417/97, ​​par. 77.


Eur.CHR ., Makaratzis v. Greece [GC], Judgment of December 20, 2004, App No. 50385/99, pars. 51 and 55.

Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. UN

Working Group on death penalty and extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings in Africa

Rapporteurship on the Rights of Persons Deprived of Liberty, HR Commission

MEX: Treaties


Crimes of war

Crimes against humanity

Due Process

Right to Health

Obligation to Ensure the Human Rights

Obligation to Respect Human Rights

Death Penalty

Prohibition of Enforced Disappearance of Persons

Prohibition against Arbitrary Deprivation of life

Principles on the use of force