Fermín Ramírez v. Guatemala

On May 10, 1997, Mr. Fermín Ramírez was illegally arrested by a group of his neighbors for allegedly committing a crime against a minor. Mr Fermín Ramírez was convicted and sentenced to death without the opportunity to seek pardon and to exercise his rights to defense with regard to both the variation of the acts charged in the indictment as well as their legal classification. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

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