Mr. Liakat Ali Alibux, the former Minister of both Finance and Natural Resources purchased a complex of buildings between June and July 2000. On November 5, 2003, he was convicted of the crime of forgery in relation to the purchase of building complexes under the Indictment of Political Office Holders Act. At the time of his conviction, there was no remedy for appealing the judgment. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.
Case Summary: Liakat Ali Alibux v. Suriname, Case Summary