García Asto and Ramírez Rojas v. Peru

García Asto and Ramírez Rojas v. Peru

In 1995 and 1991, two Peruvian university students suspected of being affiliated with Sendero Luminoso were arrested, tried by a faceless tribunal, and detained in inhuman, cruel, and degrading conditions. They were sentenced to twenty and twenty-five years imprisonment as alleged perpetrators of the crime of terrorism. The Court found that the State had violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: García Asto and Ramírez Rojas v. Peru, Case Summary

Year: 
2005
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Separate Opinions: 
Case Summary: 
Yes

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