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Advisory Opinion OC-16/99

Type: CaseAuthority


Summary: Failure to observe detained foreign national’s right to information on consular assistance recognised in Vienna Convention on Consular Relations prejudicial to due process of law — In such circumstances imposition of death penalty violated human rights treaties protecting human rights in American States


Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Jurisdiction: United Mexican States

Date: 01 Oct 1999

File location: AS6

Start date: 1 October 1999

End date: 1 October 1999

Tags: Capital, Due Process, Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, International Obligations,