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. 

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